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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Northbourne Church of England Primary School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3172-65S
  • Posted:13/07/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 8th September 2022


Northbourne CEP School is looking to appoint a 1:1 teaching assistant to join our team for September 2022. (This is a contract attached to a pupils’ SEN funding).

Would you like to have the opportunity to support a child in KS2? Could you help them to achieve academically and to help their wellbeing grow and flourish? Could you play a pivotal role in supporting their learning and social development?

Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in the primary range?  Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow in independence and self-confidence?

The position is for 21.5 hours a week, (2 full days & 3 mornings a week, including breaktime supervision and 30 mins lunchtime supervision)

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and friendly 1:1 Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with their learning, communication and personal development. You will ideally have experience of working with pupils in a school, however, we are able to provide additional training for the right candidate. You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and, ideally, some experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically, emotionally and socially.

We are looking for someone who is determined to secure the absolute best for children and will work hard to ensure they achieve everything they are capable of. As well as in the classroom, some general support during unstructured play such as playtimes and lunchtimes may also be required.

If you decide to apply for this post, please complete the application form. Your supporting statement should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

Should you have any further queries or would like a tour of the school, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 01304 611376 or email secretary@northbourne-cep.kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

Northbourne CEP School is a rural, five class primary school, located within the beautiful countryside near Northbourne village and a short 5 minute drive from the towns of Deal and Sandwich. We are a happy and vibrant school looking to add to our team.

Our traditional Victorian building has been thoughtfully extended to accommodate a modern Early Years classroom and 4 further mixed-age classrooms. We have extensive grounds which accommodate our large sports field, adventure play area, wild meadow and orchard, spiritual garden, allotments and greenhouses, chicken coop and honey bee hives, plus our established and hugely popular Forest School.

Northbourne is proud to be a Church of England Primary School. We currently have an Outstanding grading for SIAMS which reflects our strong Christian ethos and the links we have with our local churches. Northbourne was graded Good by OFSTED in September 2016.

At Northbourne we pride ourselves on our strong sense of community and family. We have close links with St Augustine's Church in Northbourne village and also work closely alongside our local Deal primary schools. Northbourne CEP School is a founding Academy member of the Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust (DEALT) which is a newly formed MAT of eight local primary schools within Deal and the surrounding villages. This unique and exciting collaboration of local schools work together to ensure the very best outcomes for all pupils and their families within our town.

Our personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application.

Due to the rural location of the school and the availability of public transport it is an advantage to have your own transport.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 621938


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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.