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Elms School

Elms School

Teaching Assistant -Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

Temporary for at least one year, subject to funding

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref: KCC886-7045-83S
  • Posted:
  • Pay: Kent Range 3 and SEN
  • Start Date: Immediate/as soon as possible
  • App Close Date: Friday 7th December
  • Interviews: Tuesday 11th December
  • Job Description

 Kent Range 3

Working Hours30hrs per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)

Start: ASAP

Pro rata salary £10,692 - £11,760 (for 30 hours term time)

SEN allowance £1,160 (pro rata to 30 hours)

(Salary Full time £15,628 - £17,188 plus SEN allowance full time £1,257)

We are seeking to appoint two teaching assistants, one for our Primary phase and one for our Secondary phase.  The posts offer an opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced TAs to join our dedicated and highly effective staff team.  The posts are temporary for at least one year, however, there is a possibility they will become permanent.

The school prides itself on providing our pupils with much more than academic support within lessons and we are looking for people willing to commit to providing the very best all round education for these exceptional young people. 

The successful candidates will work supporting pupils with a range of behaviour and learning needs and will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace change.

Candidates need to possess a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). 

The school places a high priority on professional and career development.  All staff receive a full induction and support programme throughout the year to achieve their performance management targets.

Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare and Fundamental British Values. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.

Please apply for these positions using the application form on Kent Teach.

  • Closing date: Friday 7th December

Interview date:  Tuesday 11th December:  please ensure that you are available on this date before applying.

The school requires a completed application form – no CV’s accepted.