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Senior Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/21/153371
  • Published: Sat 29/05/2021, 21:15 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 15/06/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 08.30 - 16.30 - Monday - Friday
  • Salary: £19,418.66 - £23,938.27
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent, Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy

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Senior Teaching Assistant

Senior Teaching Assistant - Permanent

To start ASAP

Actual Term Time Salary: Scale 12 - 22 £19,418.66 - £23,938.27

Including Outer Fringe Allowance £547.99  
36 hours per week, term time only for 39 weeks per year including INSET days.

Are you:

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

This is an important role, supporting the class teacher, leading a team of staff in the support and development of the daytime educational environment for students.  This involves working closely with class teachers to plan and support the students’ learning, including social skills, life and independent skills and personal development.  STA’s undertake occasional cover supervision of a class. Experience in working with children, and to hold qualifications, at NVQ level 3 or equivalent, relevant to the post. (GCSE or equivalent) in English and Mathematics are essential.

Applications and information can be requested from 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 on Tuesday 15 June 2021


Interview date: Tuesday 22nd June 2021