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SEN General Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 04/08/2017
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Job description

Tonbridge School Looking For 1:1 SEN TA

  • Full-time 1:1 Teaching Assistant Role
  • Rural school with beautiful surroundings and a great community atmosphere
  • Supportive staff team and governors

A client school is seeking a skilled, experienced Teaching Assistant with prior experience of working with children with Special Needs, for a role beginning immediately.

The role:

Work alongside the class teacher providing individual support to a child in KS2.

Hours: 8.30 - 3.15pm, five days per week, term time only

Start date: as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate will:

Have experience in a Primary school setting.

Have experience in SEN.

Have a sincere passion for working with and supporting children with SEN.

Have positive behavior management skills and strategies to help set boundaries for a child with significant needs.

Be willing to commit to a 5 day a week role.

Have good phonics knowledge.

The candidate will need to be calm and adaptable, and should be prepared to think creatively in order to engage the pupil. An interest in the outdoors would be helpful, as the child works well outside on creative tasks.

We can offer:

A great team of teachers and supportive Governors.

A school with a real community atmosphere and beautiful surroundings.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Tom Lawrence on 01622920701 or email your CV and cover letter to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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