Teaching Assistant - Maidstone/Snodland /Allington- Term Time Five Acre Wood School, Maidstone

  • Job Reference: Teaching Assistant -
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Five Acre Wood School
  • Location: Maidstone
  • Salary: £15,917.86
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, Public Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Teaching Assistant - Maidstone/Snodland/Allington - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School, 

Inspirational Teaching Assistants required at this very special school. We are looking for Teaching Assistants to join us.

Are you adaptable and able to bring out the best in our pupils with special talents, aged 2 – 19, with severe, profound or complex needs?

Due to an increase in pupil numbers we require Teaching Assistants to join our "Outstanding" school. We are looking for drive, enthusiasm and potential to join our friendly, professional, positive and forward looking school. This is a great opportunity to develop your career by building on your current success. The working hours are 8.30-3.30, Monday to Friday, term time only. We have career paths for our Teaching Assistants. As a large special school we have a history of promoting our TA's to Senior TA's to HLTA's. For those that have a degree or working towards a degree we have a career path to becoming a Teacher. We have Teachers who started with us as TA's.

Successful candidates will either be experienced and successful Teaching Assistants who enjoy team working and taking responsibility or have worked in a Special Needs or child based environment. Alternatively you may have a passion for special needs and looking for your first opportunity. You will benefit from opportunities for further professional development and career progression as we value and support staff in all aspects of school life. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to inclusive principles and be committed to safeguarding children and young people.

Roles can be based at any of our sites - Loose, Allington and Snodland.

Although there is a closing date for this role, we may contact you soonerFive Acre Wood is committed to the safeguarding of all its pupils, you will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. As part of our responsibility for safeguarding, in addition to the Kent policy of one employment and one personal reference, the school will request additional employment references.