Casual Teaching Assistant, Danecourt School, Gillingham, Kent - Casual - Special Needs Position

Up to £10,000
09 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Pay: D2 point 4-11 £9.55-£10.97 per hour plus SEN Allow

Start Date: Immediately

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.

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.

Are you a passionate primary or SEN teaching assistant with the ability to make an immediate contribution to the way that pupils learn and engage?

We are looking for casual teaching assistants with drive, enthusiasm and potential to join our friendly, professional, positive and forward looking school.

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have a recognised Teaching Assistant or Childcare qualification to Level 3 or equivalent (such as A levels) (Desirable)
  • Have experience of or an interest in working with pupils with complex learning needs including children with Autism or SEMH needs.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise with children and parents from a variety of social backgrounds.
  • Be able to demonstrate resilience and a good sense of humour
  • have a strong commitment to inclusive principles and be committed to safeguarding children and young people.

Further Information

Application forms are available from our website. When applying please can you quote casual teaching assistant on the application form. On completion of your application, please email to HR. We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. For further details about our School/Trust please visit our website.

Danecourt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Closing Date: 28/10/2019 at 09:00

Interviews: To be confirmed

Information about the trust

Barnsole Primary Trust is driven by a moral purpose, determined to see a high performing and successful Multi-Academy Trust that delivers the very best educational experience for all pupils in the Early Years and Primary Phases.

The Trust believes that every child has the right to access a good or outstanding school. This means a commitment to working collaboratively and effectively using everyone's strengths to meet a common aim. We are proud of the teaching and leadership capacity that is being built across Barnsole Primary Trust; as a result of this strength, the Trust is now poised to move forward into a period of significant growth. Barnsole Primary Trust is a cost-effective organisation that has a clear business model delivering the efficiency, effectiveness and challenge required to ensure that school improvement is at the forefront of everything we do. There is a relentless drive for continued improvement in teaching, learning, leadership and governance, to achieve the best personal and educational outcomes for every pupil.

Our partnerships reach beyond the Multi-Academy Trust. We are an outward looking organisation seeking to learn from others and sharing our own good practice and expertise. We very much welcome enquiries with regard to any of our schools and services, along with suggestions for partnership working.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.