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Teaching Assistant

Danecourt Community SchoolMedway

Grade – D2  point 4  - £18,933 FTE + SEN Allowance

Contracted Hours 27.5 per week

Working Weeks 39

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: 31st August 2021

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of Academies in Greenwich, Kent & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs. We enjoy a range of specialist facilities and additional therapy support along with outdoor learning spaces and sensory play rooms.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful”. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.

Danecourt are expanding and therefore we have exciting opportunities  for committed teaching assistants, with some previous experience, to come and join our friendly staff team.

We are looking for a teaching assistants who:

*Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an aspect of child care or SEND practice

*Some experience of working with pupils with specific SEND needs including ASD

*Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C)

*Willingness to provide personal care and hygiene to children as required

*Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative

*A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner.

As an employee of the Maritime Trust you can expect:

*a positive working environment

*national terms and conditions

*tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities

*a generous package of staff benefits.

Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about our school can be found on our website - https://www.danecourtschool.com/

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

We reserve the right to close this advert early should suitable applicants be found, therefore early applications are recommended

Closing Date: Friday 28th May 2021

Interview Date: to be confirmed

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