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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Churchill School, Hawkinge

  • Ref:KCC886-2692-94S
  • Posted:20/06/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:1 September 2022
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:14 July 2022


We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and inspirational 1:1 Teaching Assistants to support pupils in KS1 and in KS2. If you are dedicated and passionate about teaching and learning, then this could be the position for you. We are offering a real opportunity to make a positive impact in our school. 

These positions are for 32.5 hours per week (8.30am-3.30pm, including 0.5 hours each lunchtime as a Play Assistant) and are linked to a specific child / children.

We are looking for an individual who is determined to secure the absolute best for each pupil and will work hard to ensure every child achieves everything they are capable of.

The right candidate will:

  • Put pupils first
  • Can use their initiative to best support a pupil on a 1:1 basis
  • Have high expectations of all pupils and secure exceptional outcomes for all
  • Be optimistic, energetic, resilient and creative
  • Be active in developing positive relationships with all parents and carers
  • Embrace change and innovation positively and with a good sense of humour
  • Help drive our school forward to outstanding future successes

We can offer:

  • Fantastic children who are well behaved, enjoy school and strive to do their best
  • An inspirational, dedicated and vibrant staff team
  • Supportive and caring parents and governors that want the best for our children
  • Opportunities to learn and develop your skills through a robust performance management system.

We think it is vital that you fit well into our team. Our team are dedicated, conscientious and ambitious for our children and for our school. We work hard and we support each other. Visitors to our school often comment how friendly and positive the school is. 

Informal visits to the school are encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit or find out more please contact the school on 01303 893892.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Information about the school

The Churchill is a two form entry school in the town of Hawkinge, two miles north of Folkestone and 10 miles from Canterbury. It is part of the Vicus Trust with Hawkinge Primary School and Cheriton Primary School.

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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).