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Teaching Assistant - Permanent - Part-time

Singlewell Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2509-114S
  • Posted:23/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (PRO RATA)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:31/08/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are looking to appoint a KS1/KS2 Teaching Assistant to join our school in September. 

The applicant will need to be qualified, have some experience working in KS1/KS2 and have an understanding of the development and needs of young children and they should have experience of working as part of a team.

Staff are required to be adaptable and be able to work in different classes over time.  The candidate would need to demonstrate strong literacy and numeracy skills in order to assist the teacher in delivering the lessons and to enable the children to reach their full potential.  

The successful candidate will be required to set up learning areas, lead intervention groups and support children with learning needs as well as occasionally being responsible for the whole class. They would also need to be flexible and enthusiastic with a positive attitude.

This is a part-time permanent appointment (term-time only) 30h 25m per week, 8.40am until 3.15pm  Monday to Friday with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.  The post will be paid on KR3 pro rata (see Job Description for more details). 

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged.  We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Singlewell School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment would be subject to appropriate safeguarding checking procedures.

Please refer to our website www.singlewell.kent.sch.uk for a Virtual Tour of the school which can be found under 'About us' 'Admissions'.  If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 01474 569859 or email office@singlewell.kent.sch.uk.


Information about the school

Number on Roll:- 387

Singlewell school has a warm, family feel and is situated in a pleasant leafy site on the outskirts of Gravesend. The school has been expanded to two form entry from September 2016 and had a new building constructed. We are now at full capacity with two classes in each year group from Reception through to Year 6. All classes have support assistants. We are very lucky to have modern buildings and facilities and spacious grounds.

Our Ofsted inspection recognised that Singlewell is a Good school. Progress and attainment are high across the school and teaching is good. It stated that attendance is high, behaviour is good and children enjoy coming to school. Pupils are eager to learn and work enthusiastically together. There are very positive relationships between pupils and staff.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.