Staff Vacancies

SENIOR TEACHING ASSISTANT (CLASS COORDINATOR)

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week – Term Time Only – Permanent

Hours worked between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday

£17,491 for 39 weeks (including 5.5 weeks holiday pay) £10.50 per hour plus generous local government pension, retail discount, well-being sessions and free on-site parking

As a Class Coordinator you would be responsible for coordinating, informing and advising support staff deployed in lessons to enable them to effectively support students' learning and provide high quality support for teaching and learning.  In addition you will:

  • ensure effective communication with, and between, staff and students and contribute to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students
  • deliver particular strategies and programmes for students
  • lead on general support duties including providing physical management and personal care

Successful applicants will have a good general education including GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C or above in English and Maths and will be supported to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (if not already achieved).

Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable however an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.

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.

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

To apply please download the following documents:

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please see our Mission Statement here.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 19th May 2019

References will be taken up before interview and successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group but, as men are currently under-represented in this role, we would encourage applications from male candidates.  Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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