Curriculum Support (Teaching Assistant) – 2 positions required

  • Location: Hadlow Rural Community School
  • Salary: 15,590 - £16,649 per annum, Pro Rata
  • Status: Full or part time
  • Closing date: 17 May 2019

Dates:                          Apply by 9.00am Friday 17th May 2019, Job Start September 2019

Salary:                         Payplus Scale 7 – 10 (£15,590 - £16,649 per annum Pro Rata)

Location:                     Kent

Contract Type:            Full-time/Part-Time (negotiable)

Contract Term:            Fixed Term (in the first instance)

Hadlow Rural Community School (HRCS) opened in September 2013 and offers a unique educational opportunity to students in Hadlow itself and across the wider local area. It is situated on the 630-acre campus of Hadlow College.

Hadlow Rural Community School is a popular, oversubscribed School with a current roll of 360 students, increasing to 375 in 2020. The School has recently relocated to a £7million new build and has developed a strong reputation both locally and beyond for enabling its young people to excel and flourish; providing an exciting, vibrant and dynamic experience in academic and land based vocational studies.

We are looking to appoint 2 highly skilled, dynamic and effective candidates to join our hard working SEN team.  The successful candidates will support pupils with a diverse range of needs; enabling them to access the full curriculum by addressing barriers to learning including; ASD, attachment disorder, anxiety, dyslexia, global learning difficulties, dyspraxia and speech and language  - assisting SEN pupils to meet their full potential.  This will include in class support, one to one and small group work.

The successful candidates will:

  • Possess at least a level 2 qualification in English and Maths
  • Have relevant experience/knowledge of working with young people with SEN/disabilities.
  • Be able to create personalised, differentiated learning resources for individual pupils
  • Work towards specified targets for all pupils on the SEN register including those with EHC plans
  • Plan and deliver personalised and small group intervention programmes and resources to support within lessons
  • Provide curriculum support in the event of staff absence

In addition to the above, successful candidates must be willing to undertake further training and develop expertise in supporting particular types of SEN or disability, including gaining a level 3 award or working towards the HLTA status.  Excellent organisation, time management and IT skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as on their own initiative is also essential.  Knowledge and experience of the education sector is desirable. There may also be the future opportunity to access teacher training should this be a longer term aspiration.

The roles may be offered as full or part time positions, negotiable during interview. General working hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm during term time only plus 5 days during non term time (these will usually comprise of 5 INSET days).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website,

Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 853241.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am Friday 17th May 2019.

Hadlow Rural Community School is a committed equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, commitments we expect all staff to share.