Teaching Assistant, Kent

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Orchards AcademyKent
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Kent Range 3 (£15,628 FTE). Pro rata salary for Term time only role approx £9,800.00pa.
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 8.40am to 3pm Monday to Friday, term time only plus inset days (27.5 hours per week)

Orchards Academy's aim is to work with students, parents and the wider community to provide a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment where high expectations and levels of challenge enable our students to achieve academically, socially and emotionally so they can make a positive contribution to society.

Orchards Academy is looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to take up the position of Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will be required to work across the whole ability range at KS3 and KS4, supporting SEN students where required, within this busy team.

An interest in speech and language and secondary experience would be an advantage.

As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), Orchards Academy has a strong commitment to professional development of staff.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post, in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 18/07/18
Interview Date: TBC

Orchards Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. Successful candidates will be expected to share these views. Offer of employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, Right to Work in the UK check, and satisfactory references. Orchards Academy is an equal opportunities employer.

Interested applicants are invited to view the Job Description and to complete the application form on the Orchards Academy website http://www.orchards-tkat.org or alternatively to contact the Personnel Officer, Mrs Jones on Tel: 01322 616136 to request an application pack.

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