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Employer The Charles Dickens School
Location Kent
Salary £16,633-£17,475 (pro rata £11,350pa)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed



KR4 - Term Time Only + 1 SDD

£16,633-£17,475 (pro rata £11,350pa)

30 hours per week

OUR SCHOOL This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joins the Barton

Court Academy Trust (BCAT) working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School

Academy, an outstanding co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will

see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing

of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

THE POST We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and pro-active Specialist Teaching

Assistant to support a visually impaired student in the School for the duration of his time with us.

Candidates should be degree educated and have at least 2 years experience working with VI

students and be proficient in reading/writing in Braille and be familiar with Braille equipment.

Candidates should be motivated, approachable, non-judgemental and experienced in helping

to raise standards and achievement and will be responsible to the SENCO.

Hours of work are 08.30-15.30 Mon-Fri including 60 minutes unpaid lunch break.

Following the proposed restructure we anticipate the terms and

conditions for this post will change and the salary will be

amended to £16,968-£17,827pa (pro rata £11,383pa)

HOW TO APPLY Applications for this post should be made

online only using the School’s application form. CVs will not be

accepted. On the website visit the Information page and click on

Recruitment. Please email your application to If you wish to discuss the post or

to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Jeanette Winkworth,

Personnel Assistant.

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting

the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and

volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced

Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check

against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Closing date – Wednesday 7th December 2016 at midday




Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RL Tel: 01843 862988

About the employer

Information about The Charles Dickens School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Broadstairs Road
CT10 2RL
United Kingdom
+44 1843865047