Teaching & Learning Assistant for English

Full Time – 37 hours per week – Term Time Only – Permanent

Kent Scheme 5: £15,238 p.a. pro-rated for term time working (39 weeks plus 5 weeks holiday) £9.36 per hour plus generous Local Government pension, national retail discounts, free on-site parking

Our Teaching and Learning Assistants provide high quality support for teaching and learning.  As a Teaching and Learning Assistant for English your duties would involve:

  • supporting, informing and advising other support staff who are deployed with the class in lessons to enable them to effectively support students’ learning and communication;
  • creating resources and materials to enhance English learning opportunities;
  • ensuring effective communication with, and between, staff and students and contribute to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students;
  • delivering particular strategies and programmes for students;
  • lead on general support duties including providing physical management and personal care.

A good command of written and spoken English, English GCSE Grade A*-C (or equivalent) and an enthusiasm for teaching English is required. Successful applicants will be supported to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (if not already achieved).

We offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.  References will be taken up before interview and successful applicants will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 16 January 2019

Interviews to be held on Thursday 31 January 2019

For further information please contact the Human Resources team on vacancies@valence.kent.sch.uk or call 01959 567841.

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