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1-1 Teaching Assistant - Full-time

St Martin's Church of England Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3149-75S
  • Posted:28/06/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:06/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Full time Fixed Term 1-1 TA for High Needs funded pupils in KS2.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and highly motivated person to join our valued and supportive team in our successful and popular federation of schools. We wish to appoint a full time Teaching Assistant, to work with our children with High Needs Funding. The position will consist of 1-1 intervention and in-class support alongside small group work in a Key Stage 2 Class.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding, creative, enthusiastic practitioner who has the energy and determination to make a difference.
  • Have a good standard of general education, with a GCSE, (or equivalent), in both English and maths.
  • Preferably, have an NVQ CACHE Level 2 or 3 for Teaching Assistants.
  • Have a good understanding of current educational thinking and initiatives.
  • Be a caring, understanding person, who loves working with children and who is committed to supporting high standards and enjoyment of learning.
  • Have a good understanding of, and a desire to effectively support, children with additional needs.
  • To have an interest in developing their understanding of supporting pupils with SEN and communication difficulties.
  • Have the ability to work in a close team to achieve the best for our children and school community.
  • Have a desire to be involved in all aspects of school life.


We can offer a welcoming and professional school community with supportive staff and wonderful children who are eager to learn. We will provide a thorough induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities.

Interested? We would love to show you around our lovely school. Please do call us on: 01303 238 888 to register your interest and book an introductory conversation and visit.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including DBS checks and satisfactory references.

Information about the school

St Martin's Church of England Primary School is situated in a coastal setting in Folkestone. St Martin's is an outstanding half form entry school and enjoys excellent links with the local church, St Martin's, and the surrounding community. There are approximately 210 children on role. The school has 7 classes, each with an average size of 30 children. St Martin's CEP School works closely with it's sister school Seabrook CEP School which it federated with in 2017. The schools share an Executive Headteacher and a leadership team that work across both sites. There are excellent working relationships across the federation which enable staff, children and families to work in partnership to support the education of the children. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all the children and staff. For further information please contact the Executive Headteacher, Mrs E Carter or Heads of School, Mrs S James or Mr J Carter.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 268850

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).