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Ks1 Teaching Assistant - Term-Time Only - Part-time

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-2078-212S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:Aquila Range
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:08/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:14th July 2022

Advert

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to join us as a Teaching Assistant within the KS1 phase for 16.25 hours per week, term time only. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible, and resourceful individual able to support teaching and learning in the classroom while dealing with changing priorities. Ideally, you will have experience in working with children with additional educational needs. You will be flexible, reliable and positive and be a good communicator working with parents, teachers and professionals for the good of the child. You must be enthusiastic and creative, be able to inspire pupils to achieve and be an outstanding team player that is willing to undertake necessary training and be able to show initiative, but also be able to seek or listen to advice.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Working with class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning
  • Lead phonics groups on a daily basis
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis
  • Accompanying groups on trips
  • Supporting assessment and evidence learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Term time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this respected school
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development


THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • GCSE English and Maths at Level 4 or above (or equivalent)
  • Previous childcare experience
  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to positively relate to children and adults
  • The ability to use the relevant technology/equipment
  • A can-do attitude
  • A commitment to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem, and progress of everyone at the school

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings, and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 370 children, in this well-maintained school judged Good with Outstanding features by OFSTED (May 2019).

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their potential. We cater for a wide range of abilities encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on-site an outstanding private nursery, which provides breakfast and an after-school club within the school, and a Children's Centre.

We are looking forward to the opening of our Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) in September 2022. The SRP is a 14-place specialist provision sited within the mainstream academy for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) designation.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 363118

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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).