Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/21/147272
  • Published: Wed 31/03/2021, 18:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/04/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 31.25 hours, 08.45 - 15.45 with a 45 minute unpaid break. Monday - Friday
  • Salary: £14,137.66 - £15,921.14
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Kent, Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy

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Teaching Assistant


To start ASAP

Actual Term Time Salary: Scale 3 - 4 Points 5-11 £14,137.66 - £15,921.14

Including Outer Fringe Allowance £458.09  
31.25 hours per week, term time only for 39 weeks per year including INSET days.

Are you:

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working
  • Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
  • Conscientious and innovative
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours

Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and pupils are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish.’

Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.

The successful candidate will join a school where we invest in our staff and create skilled class teams.  Key tasks are to support and develop the educational environment for the students, to include extending their curriculum skills, social skills, and personal development. To also provide a safe environment, emotionally and physically, for the students within the guidelines and procedures of the school. Experience in working with children, or relevant qualifications, are desirable.

Applications and information can be found at www.parkwoodhall.co.uk under the ‘work for us’ tab and must be returned electronically to info@parkwoodhall.co.uk Please note that CV’s alone cannot be accepted All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6 month probation period.   


Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Candidate Privacy notice can be found on our website.

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS Disclosure is required.


Closing date:            Noon 19 April 2021

Visits to School:       Not possible currently due to COVID-19

Interview date:        Thursday 29 April 2021


How to Apply

Go to the schools website www.parkwoodhall.co.uk and under the 'Work for us' tab, you will find a job description and an application form. Completed application forms should be saved as a WORD document ONLY and then be sent to info@parkwoodhall.co.uk 

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