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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Higham Primary School, Nr Rochester

  • Ref:KCC886-2109-108S
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:1 September 2022
  • App Close Date:17/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

Are you a positive team player with lots of energy? Are you passionate about working with children and want to be part of team which ensures all pupils make the best possible progress in a happy and safe environment?

We are seeking to appoint a committed, flexible and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who will have a positive impact on children’s learning. The successful candidate will be supporting children in class, and also working with small groups and individuals to provide additional support in flexible intervention programmes, under the supervision of the class teachers. This will be principally in lower Key Stage 2, but you must be prepared to work across the school. 

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in, and sensitivity to, children’s individual needs. You will be expected to have a positive impact on the children you work with and the school as a whole. You must have a high standard of spoken and written English and Mathematics (minimum GCSE or equivalent) and be able to communicate effectively with both children and adults. We are looking for someone who is friendly and approachable, able to work on their own initiative and to manage their time effectively.

The post is temporary, in the first instance from 1 September 2022 until 31 JUly 2023, for 15 hours per week, term time only. Salary in accordance with Kent Pay Scheme Grade KR4. Application closing date 16/6/22 9am. 

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification, and if you feel you would be right for the job, we would very much encourage you to contact us to have a pre-application tour and discussion about the role, this will allow you to ask questions and to meet the headteacher and deputy headteacher. Please contact Miss Wright, Office Manager via the school office on 01474 822535 or email office@higham.kent.sch.uk to arrange this.

Information about the school

Higham Primary School is a one form entry school with 208 pupils currently on roll. We are located in Higham village, between Gravesend and Rochester.
The school is easily accessible and only 10 minutes walk from Higham Station. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and staff and expect all applicants to share this commitment. We work together as a team to support all pupils and staff to be successful.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emily Wright
  • Address:Higham Primary School, School Lane, Higham, Nr Rochester, Kent, ME3 7 JL
  • Telephone: 01474 822535
  • Email: office@higham.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).