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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Shears Green Infant School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2119-96S
  • Posted:10/06/2022
  • Pay:KR3 £18,425 FTE
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:30/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:5th July 2022


We are looking for an amazing person to join our friendly, supportive, nurturing team as a teaching assistant from September 2022. 

If you would like the opportunity to work in a collaborative working environment, sharing skills, knowledge and expertise, then we would love to hear from you...

We are looking for a practitioner who can compliment our quality first and inclusive teaching approach:

  • Has a passion for delivering skills and knowledge through an interactive approach
  • Has a good understanding of learning through discovery and play with a balance of formal teaching.
  • Enjoys celebrating the progress children make.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to ensure home school links are strong.
  • Works well and thrives within a team led environment



Please contact Mrs Harding, School Business Manager, on 01474 566700 to arrange a tour of the school. (essential as part of the interview process)

Information about the school

We are a four form entry infant school nestled within Northfleet just off of the A2. We have lovely outdoor learning areas including our Reception play garden, our newly developed year 1 play garden and our large forest school.

We offer wrap around care and have been awarded the Leading Parent Partnership Award for our dedication to working relentlessly with parents to ensure the best care for our children.

We are lucky to have an amazing teaching assistant team who have specialist areas to support learning throughout the school. This approach compliments and supports our fantastic teaching team to enable all children to make good, personal progress.

Everyone at Shears Green Infants is supported to feel happy and confident in all they do to achieve the best they can. Our family approach where everybody looks after everyone filters through all we do.

Our supportive network of the Gravesham Learning Partnership, as well as our connections with the Hornchurch Academy Trust, enables us to enhance professional development and a commitment to ensure we provide the best learning environment for everyone.

As a feeder school to Shears Green Juniors our transition programme and relationship with them is exemplary enabling children and parents to begin their journey in the Junior school with confidence and ease.

Our community links with nursery feeders is strengthened through training programmes delivered by our Early Years team enhancing practice and school readiness.

Our parents say we are caring, kind, committed and always go the extra step to ensure the safety and happiness of the children in our care. Visitors comment on the calm and focused learning environment which enables our children to take risks and feel confident to be challenged.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 566700

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).