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Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant, Term Time Plus INSET, 34 Weeks Per Year - Part-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-193S
  • Posted:21/06/2022
  • Pay:£23,433.53 (actual salary £8,892.19)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 4th July 2022

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St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 467 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state-of-the-art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities. 

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Working in our purpose-built Pre-Prep building you will be part of a dynamic Pre-Prep Team providing the best care and the most wonderful learning experiences for our children. We are looking for an organised, creative individual, passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in EYFS / Key Stage 1? Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to have self-belief?  Then look no further. Come and join the team at St Michael’s as a Teaching Assistant.  You will work closely with the class teachers to support children both in the classroom setting, in small groups and on a one-to-one basis. You will be expected to plan, organise, support, extend and enrich the lives of children. You will have bags of initiative and will be a reliable team player.

 The successful candidate will have an interest in how learning builds into success for our children going forward.  Our Pre-Prep staff are committed to giving our children the best start in their education.

 St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please telephone Kim in HR or Zerrin (Pre-Prep Head) for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying.

Please complete an application form (non-teaching) downloadable from our website vacancies page. Please submit your application form with a covering letter (in word or PDF format only) including details of the skills, qualities and experience you have, and why you would like to apply for this position to:

Kim d’Albertanson at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk

Application Deadline: Monday 4th July at 9:00am

Interview Date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

 St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 468 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our early years staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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).