Teaching Assistant - Temporary - Term Time

28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Start Date: Jan 2019

31 hours per week

Term-time only - temporary until 31st August 2019

Salary - SAT payscale, Band 3 £15,886 - £17,189 (£10,976 – 11,876 pro-rata)

SEN allowance - £1,257 per annum pro-rata

We are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to work in our specialist ASD provision at Meopham School.

The Nick Hornby Centre is a specialist provision who supports pupils with an EHCP with a primary diagnosis of ASD. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting our pupils, both inside and outside of the classroom, to support their progress and exceed their potential.

You will work closely with class teachers and the Manager of the Nick Hornby Centre on a daily basis, as well as lead on intervention sessions during advisory periods.

Good levels of literacy and numeracy are essential.

Experience of working with pupils with ASD is desirable.

Recruitment packs including a person specification and job description are also available online (www.swaleacademiestrust.org.uk). Please note that we cannot accept CVs without an application form. Applicants should also include a covering letter detailing how they meet the person specification.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For information about the role or school please contact:

Linda Hammond - 01474 814646

Please apply via the button below.

Trust Principal: Mr J Whitcombe MA

Headteacher: Mrs S Dickinson BA (Hons) NPQH

Closing date: 7th December 2018 (noon)

Interview date: 10th December 2018

Information about the school

Meopham School is an 11-18 mixed foundation school which is part of the Swale Academies Trust as a sponsored academy. Our work with other schools in the Swale Academies Trust has augmented the professional development opportunities enjoyed by our highly committed staff.

Meopham School is located in the village of Meopham, an area of natural outstanding beauty. We are currently entering a very exciting phase in our brand new school building.

We are delighted that Meopham School has again been recognised as a “Good School” by Ofsted.

The Inspector, concluded that standards at Meopham School “may indicate that the school is improving towards being outstanding.” The Inspector also acknowledges that, “Pupils make exceptional progress in the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science and in almost all other subjects.”

We are thrilled to announce that Meopham School was the highest performing High School in Kent in 2018, for the second year running.

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.


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