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  • Employer: Abbey Court Community School
  • Salary: Medway Scale, Grade D2 - £17,413 - £19,572 per annum + SEN Allowance (£1,455) (FTE £23,114 to £25,979)
  • Location: Abbey Court Community School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 31/05/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: ACCS/24/279674

Are you interested in a rewarding career in the field of Special Educational Needs? If so, how about considering a position at Abbey Court School? We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants to commence as soon as possible. 
Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery, Primary and brand new Secondary provision designed and purpose built specifically to meet the needs of our pupils) and Rede Court Road (Further Education). The primary site is also home to our school farm!  
Working hours are 32.5 p/w (8.45am – 3.45pm), term time only + 5 staff development days. Comprehensive training and induction will be provided. 
Childcare experience, or relevant childcare qualifications are desirable but not essential. 
Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.  If you cannot commit to full-time, we are often looking for supply bank staff, please indicate on the application form. 
We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, which includes enhanced criminal 
records and barring check, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for this role, if you are barred from engaging in 
regulated activity with children. Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the 
school. On joining, you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice, and safeguard our children and young people. 

How to apply

Please apply online at Jobs Go Public website: or ring 01634 338220 or email office@abbeycourt.medway.sch.uk to request an application form.

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Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed