Teaching Assistant/SEN Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/SEN Support Assistant


Orchards Academy's aim is to work with students, parents and the wider community to provide a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment where high expectations and levels of challenge enable our students to achieve academically, socially and emotionally so they can make a positive contribution to society.


Orchards Academy is looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to take up the position of Teaching Assistant/SEN Support Assistant. The successful candidate will be required to work across the whole ability range at KS3 and KS4, supporting SEN students where required, within this busy team.


As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), Orchards Academy has a strong commitment to professional development of staff.



The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post, in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016





Closing Date for Applications:  11/10/19 - Please apply asap as we reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

Interview Date: TBC

Salary: Kent Range 3 (£17,365 FTE). Pro rata salary for Term time only role approx £10,890.00pa.

Hours: 8.40am to 3pm Monday to Friday, term time only plus inset days (27.5 hours per week)

Start Date: ASAP



Orchards Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. Successful candidates will be expected to share these views.  Offer of employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, Right to Work in the UK check, and satisfactory references.  Orchards Academy is an equal opportunities employer.



Interested applicants are invited to view the Job Description and to complete the application form on the Orchards Academy website 
or alternatively to contact the Personnel Officer, Mrs Jones on Tel: 01322 616136 to request an application pack.

Vacancy Closing Date: 11/10/2019

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