Teaching Assistants - Fixed Term Contracts (multiple roles available)
The BCAT Trust consists of 3 schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years co-educational grammar school in the heart of Canterbury; The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years co-educational non-selective school in Broadstairs and opening in 2022 a Free School, Barton Manor School, an 11-18 years co-educational non-selective school co-sited with Barton Court Grammar School.
The Charles Dickens School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement.
The School requires Teaching Assistants for an immediate start to support a number of SEND students joining us in Year 7. This role is suitable for someone who wishes to pursue a career in teaching and wishes to gain further experience in the workplace or someone who enjoys enabling students to learn and wants to play an integral role in supporting teaching and learning in a school thereby raising the standard of achievement for all students.
Candidates must be excellent communicators, motivated, able to work independently, have good ICT skills and be educated to a degree level or equivalent. You will be liaising with teachers regarding planning and differentiation of work, support the provision plans of students with EHCP's and in particular those with High Needs Funding. At least 2 years' experience of working closely with SEND students is required.
Hours of work are 08.00am-16.00 Mon-Thu, 8.05-16.00 Fri. These hours include a 35 minute unpaid lunch break. This is a term time only post + 1 Staff Development Day.
These roles are fixed term contracts and based on a one year contract.
BCAT Range 3 - £18,425 per annum (pro rata to £11,537 per annum)
Deadline: Thursday 14 October 2021 @ midday
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Anne-Marie Ormsby, 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 of Children.