Individual Needs Assistant

Homewood School and Sixth Form CentreKent

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated Individual Needs Assistant. You will work as part of our Learning Support team to provide bespoke support for two specific young people both in and out of the classroom.

The successful candidate will focus on promoting the learning and personal development of these particular students to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.

This post involves working with specifics pupil with significant additional needs.  Prior experience of working with children with a high level of additional needs is advantageous but not essential as training will be provided.

Liaising with teachers with regard to the planning and differentiation of work for the student will be a key aspect of this role along with providing direct one to one support in and outside the classroom.  You will also be required to liaise with outside professionals offering support and guidance to the school.   You will work alongside classroom teachers and closely with another member of our team to ensure all learning is accessible and engaging for the young person in order to maximise achievement and attainment.

It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy or English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2. 

More information on this successful school can be accessed on the following website: www.tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: 11th April 2021 however, early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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