Teaching Assistant, Kent

Closing date:

Parkwood Hall Co-operative AcademyKent
Date posted:
Start date: Summer Term 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,794.69 - £15,268.42
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Actual Term Time Salary: £12,794.69 - £15,268.42

Including Outer Fringe Allowance. Scale 3 - 4  Points 14 – 21 

31.25  hours per week, term time only for 39 weeks per year including INSET days.  

Start date: ASAP                                   

Parkwood Hall School is a Special Needs Residential provision for students with moderate to severe learning difficulties.  The children and young people are at the heart of everything we do.  Our aim is to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success.

Due to an increase in pupil numbers attending the school we need to recruit highly qualified Teaching Assistants to meet this demand.  The successful candidate will join a school where we invest in our staff and create skilled class teams.  Key tasks are to support and develop the educational environment for the students, to include extending their curriculum skills, social skills, and personal development. To also provide a safe environment, emotionally and physically, for the students within the guidelines and procedures of the school. Experience in working with children, or relevant qualifications, are desirable. 

If you are:

• Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working

• Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs

• Conscientious and innovative

• Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

• Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours.

Then you are the person we are looking for!

All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6 month probation period

Application forms and information can be found at www.parkwoodhall.co.uk 

or by sending your email address to info@parkwoodhall.co.uk stating the name of the vacancy.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs alone.

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Applications are invited from black and ethnic minority candidates and from men, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. (Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and DBS Disclosure is required.

Closing date: by noon on Wednesday 20th March 2019

Shortlisted candidates visit: Monday 25th March 2019 at 4pm

Interview date: Tuesday 26th March 2019




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Address: Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 664441