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Eyfs/Ks1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Crockenhill Primary School, Crockenhill

  • Ref:KCC886-2088-97S
  • Posted:16/06/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:18th July 2022


Do you have a passion to work with children in Primary School?  Are you willing to go the extra mile to give our pupils the best possible start in life? 

We are looking for a suitably qualified Teaching Assistant with a preferred Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning (or working towards this qualification) to work across both EYFS/KS1. The role involves daily interaction with pupils and the class teacher, following lesson plans and preparing the learning environment.  You would be expected to use your own initiative to support the teaching staff, and be able to work with small groups effectively, across KS1.  Our children are delightful to teach and you would be joining a happy, successful school with our setting allowing for learning inside and outside of the classroom.  Our aim is to make a positive difference to all our pupils and families.

Your role would also include working alongside our lunchtime supervisors to provide our children with lunchtime supervision and happy playtimes, encouraging them to play games and enjoy social interaction.

You will need:

  • sensitivity and understanding for building good relationships with children
  • excellent verbal communication skills for motivating children to learn
  • active listening skills to understand the children's needs
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • to be flexible and open to change in order to work on different activities
  • to enjoy working with other people
  • the ability to teach pupils new skills
  • the ability to create the best conditions for learning and teaching to take place
  • to be computer literate
  • a sense of humour and enjoyment of cake!

We can offer:

  • Pupils who are well-behaved and love coming to school to learn and have fun
  • A hardworking, dedicated and supportive staff team
  • Opportunities for Professional Development
  • The chance to be part of a strong school community, making a difference to young people’s futures

Visits to the school are strongly recommended.  Please telephone the school office on 03000658300 for an appointment.

Start date:  1st September 2022. Closing date for application:  Monday 11th July at noon.

Interview dates: Monday 18th July 2022

Crockenhill Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and other employment checks.


Information about the school

Crockenhill Primary School is a community primary school for children aged between 4 and 11 years, occupying an attractive site, at the heart of the village of Crockenhill. We are a one form entry school, with capacity for up to 210 pupils. The school is close to the town of Swanley and boasts excellent road and rail links to London and Kent. Our buildings run seamlessly from Victorian to new build and the classrooms are bright and welcoming. We have a dedicated art room, computer suite and library and several breakout spaces for small group work. The school also has a small wildlife garden and large playing field with an area dedicated to our forest school. The school is very proud of its sporting achievements and actively engages in many tournaments.

We are a lively, happy and hardworking school where positive relationships between all members of the school community are encouraged and maintained. We are committed to providing for the needs of the whole child, both in and out of the classroom. We value input from the children, as well as parents, in helping us establish and achieve our aims. Equal opportunities are provided for, regardless of gender, ability, background or belief. In all our teaching and school life, we seek to develop trust, confidence and self-esteem, to create an environment where everyone is able to make the most of their opportunities and initiative. In order to provide the best possible education for our pupils, we set both children and adults high standards and clear aims.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Carol Bickel (School Office Manager)
  • Address:The Green, Crockenhill, Kent, BR8 8JG
  • Telephone: 03000658300
  • Email: office@crockenhill.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).