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Elms School

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Entry Level Teaching Assistant KR3/Teaching Assistant KR 4/Senior Teaching Assistant KR5

All with SEN allowance

Working 30hrs per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)

Start: ASAP

Come and join the Elms team! 

There are opportunities to appoint Teaching Assistants in both the primary and secondary phases at the school.  The posts offer an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced TA to join our dedicated and highly effective staff team.

We have a new framework which enables teaching assistants to progress from KR3 to KR5 based on teaching assistant qualifications or equivalent. We will support you in your development on this learning journey if you require additional training to access the Senior Teaching Assistant range. 

The school prides itself on providing the very best all round education for these exceptional young people. 

The successful candidate 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. Elms is a challenging yet very rewarding place to work and we provide support and training for all our staff.

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.

Candidates need to possess a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 or above or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). 

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 this position using the application form on Kent Teach, we are unable to accept CVs for this position. 

Please note that we need full details of any employment since the age of 18.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.