SEN TA ASHFORD KENT

Location: Ashford
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11250417
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Job Published: 28 days ago
SEN Teaching Assistant in Ashford. Temp to Permanent position starting in September, pay dependent on experience.

A special needs school in Ashford, Kent is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to work alongside other personal care teaching assistants and an experienced special needs teacher.

This position has arisen due to increased head count on the school roll and increased care responsibility in the classroom. All applicants must have recent experience working with children with special educational needs, in either a primary school or specialist SEN environment. The class consists of 5-8 pupils with a broad range of learning difficulties and complex medical needs.

You would be working alongside a higher learning teaching assistant who has progressed through the school's CPD (continuous professional development). You will also benefit from the schools exceptional CPD and in house training schemes.

The ideal candidate:

• A proven record of supporting SEN children with a range of needs.
• Have a basic understanding of PECS and Makaton
• Be willing to learn
• Have a pro-active way of working
• Able to use initiative and follow instructions


We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00