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1:1 Learning Support Assistant Teaching/Child Support – Term Time

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Start Date: 1st September 2021 Pay: KR3 We are seeking to appoint a Keyworker/Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, supportive and forward-facing school. The successful candidate will be required, under the direction of the class teacher, to support an individual pupil and groups of pupils with additional educational needs. Ideally, applicants should have achieved at least a GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Mathematics and be confident in using computer programmes. Previous Teaching Assistant experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. The weekly hours for this part-time position are 30 and will cover both morning and afternoon sessions. The successful applicant will be expected to be in school at 8:30am until 3:30pm. It is expected that the post holder will also share in the supervision of children at lunchtime. The additional 30 minutes per day are in addition to the weekly TA hours. If you possess excellent communication skills, are a fabulous and adaptable team player, have a sense of humour and feel that you have what it takes to make a difference to the lives of our children, we would love to hear from you. Applicants are encouraged to visit the school prior to application. To make an appointment please contact the school office by phone on 03000 658430. Should you require further details or clarification in respect of this post please contact the Acting Headteacher, Mrs Maria Dixon. The Governors and staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is therefore subject to satisfactory references, a pre-employment health check and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Closing Date: 12/07/2021 at 09:00 Interviews: 14th July 2021 Information about the school Senacre Wood is a single form entry primary school situated on the outskirts of the county town of Maidstone. Set in large, wooded grounds, the school benefits from excellent resources, a hard working and supportive staff and enthusiastic, well motivated children. “At Senacre Wood pupils love coming to school. They know that they are well cared for and valued by staff. The staff create a strong team and they are determined and ambitious to do their best for all pupils” “Pupils are inquisitive and eager to find out more. They grasp the opportunity to learn and flourish in their personal development.” “Pupils' personal development is strong. All pupils are fully included in the wide range of clubs and activities that are available. The introduction of yoga lessons and outdoor learning has been enthusiastically received by pupils. Pupils have grasped the opportunity to enter their high-quality art work in competitions and to exhibit it locally and further afield.” (Ofsted GOOD rating, December 2019) Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. KTJ1

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