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Year 4 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-242S
  • Posted:01/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning 4th July 2022


Year 4 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Do you have experience of supporting teaching and learning in a primary school? Do you have a positive outlook and a good sense of humour? Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate individual who can show initiative and enjoys working with children? Can you create learning opportunities linked to children's interests to engage them in the curriculum? We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in Year 4 and you could be just the right person for the role!

We are looking for the right person who will:

  • Work in partnership with our Year 4 teaching team
  • Deliver high quality learning support to engage pupils
  • Use their initiative to look for opportunities to personalise the curriculum to capture their interests
  • Be organised, flexible and patient in order to meet children’s needs
  • Have a positive outlook, with a good sense of humour and high expectations of our children.

We are looking for candidates who can support the positive caring ethos of our school and who have the qualifications, experience and willingness to form and sustain positive relationships with children and staff, and be flexible in their approach to meet our children’s needs.

Candidates must have experience of supporting teaching and learning in a primary school setting.

Candidates must have the minimum qualifications of 5 GCSEs with a good pass including English and Maths, and/ or NVQ Level 3 or above. Experience of working with children with SEND would be beneficial. Please make sure that your application reflects the full range of skills and experience which you would bring to the post, which would make you the ideal candidate. 

As a school we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity
  • Opportunities for professional development consistent with your own aims and the needs of the children you will be supporting
  • Well behaved children who love to learn!
  • A positive and friendly team who work together effectively to meet the needs of our children. 

The hours will be 8.45 to 3.15, Monday, Thursday and Friday and 11:45am-3:15pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, term time only (24 hours per week). This is a temporary post for the academic year.

Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

River Primary School is committed to safeguarding children. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Information about the school

As a school we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity.
  • Enthusiastic children who are motivated to learn and proud of our school.
  • A team of dedicated teachers and support staff who are fully committed to our school and its ethos.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within our Learning Hub.
  • A strong partnership with parents, carers and our local community.
  • A supportive governing board providing appropriate challenge.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Neil Brinicombe Head of School
  • Address:River Primary School, Lewisham Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: (01304) 822516
  • Email: office@river.kent.sch.uk


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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).