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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Herne Bay Junior School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5206-171S
  • Posted:15/06/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 - £19,293 FTE (pro-rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:7th July 2022


We are seeking to employ a talented and dynamic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and hard-working team. 

The post is 31.25 hours per week 8.30- 3.15 term time only (38 weeks per year).

We are looking for someone who is a team player but also able to use their own initiative.

It is important that applicants can prove good numeracy and literacy skills. All applicants MUST have GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths and NVQ Level 2 or equvalent as a minimum qualification.  

You must be able to work collaboratively, have excellent people/social skills and be able to manage your own time competently and professionally. You will also need to have high standards of work ethic in terms of motivation, personal presentation, punctuality and professional standards. It is essential to be able to follow instructions as well as being able to use your own initiative. The job role entails supporting children's learning under the direction of the teacher in addition to planning and delivering interventions. Relevant experience would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be given.

Here at Herne Bay Juniors we are working together to improve outcomes for our pupils and we are looking for someone who enjoys being with children, is a hard worker, resilient, prepared to go the 'extra mile', and has a good sense of humour. These are essential qualities needed in order to ensure that our children make the best possible progress.

If you would like the opportunity to work alongside friendly, well-meaning and supportive colleagues; to gain work satisfaction through supporting children to be the best version of themselves as young people; to work in a pleasant environment which is well-resourced, then Herne Bay Junior School could be the place for you. 

It is advisable to visit the school either during or after school hours although this is not a requirement: please contact Mrs Hall, School Business Manager, to arrange  a conventient time. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Herne Bay Junior School is situated on the coast, close to Herne Bay town centre. Our large four form entry co-educational Foundation School caters for junior age range (7-11 years). We offer excellent teaching facilities including 16 well equipped classes, specialist teaching rooms and extensive playing fields. We pride ourselves on ensuring that pupils have the best possible opportunity to enjoy school and make excellent progress in all that they achieve.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 741055

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).