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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

White Cliffs Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2315-51S
  • Posted:15/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:01/09/2022
  • App Close Date:19/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/c: 22/08/2022

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WHITE CLIFFS PRIMARY SCHOOL is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated individual to support in Reception, start date 1 Spetember 2022. 

The successful candidate will be part of a very successful team, ‘where children get off to an outstanding start because of the high-quality care and provision that they receive.’ (Ofsted 2019)

The school is situated in the St. Radigund’s area of Dover. Overlooking the Coombe Valley, the school enjoys stunning views of Dover Castle and beautiful countryside.

We are a two-form entry primary school with the very popular Pebbles Nursery. The Early Years, upper Key Stage 2 and the SEND Department are housed in a new building whilst Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2 are in the older but well-maintained building.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was graded ‘Good’ with Early Years graded ‘Outstanding.’

Ofsted said:

‘Pupils and staff enjoy warm relationships. Staff know pupils extremely well, helping to nurture and guide their development. Interactions between pupils and adults are heartfelt and genuine. In return, pupils treat the staff with the utmost respect. Pupils flourish within this trusting and caring environment.’

Our school is a highly rewarding place to work and shares a wonderful team spirit. Staff are passionate about realising the full potential of every child in our care. They are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard.

White Cliffs Primary School has a proven track record and an excellent reputation for developing staff at all levels. We offer huge opportunities for CPD at White Cliffs, Pebbles Nursery and throughout the Trust. This post would suit an individual that has a passion for working with children with special educational needs and who is looking for a stepping stone towards a future career in education.

Salary: Kent Range 3. £19,293 per annum (£14,640.54 pro rata)

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Annual leave is not to be taken during the term and will therefore be paid in addition to salary. 

You will be able to take a tour of the school when you are called for interview.

Please complete the application form and email to: admin@whitecliffs.school

Closing date: 12PM MIDDAY, Friday 19 August 2022

Interview to be held the week beginning: MONDAY 22 AUGUST 2022

The Trust promotes smoke and e-cigarette free sites and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to

Children's Barred List and DBS (List 99/CRB) checks.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants will be treated equally and fairly irrespective of their gender, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age, or disability.

Information about the school

White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is a happy and highly rewarding place to work and learn and shares a wonderful team spirit. Staff are passionate about realising the full potential of every child in our care. They are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard.

White Cliffs has a proven track record and an excellent reputation for developing staff at all levels. We offer incredible CPD and training opportunities at White Cliffs and throughout the Trust.

The school is situated in the St. Radigund’s area of Dover. Overlooking the Coombe Valley, the school enjoys stunning views of Dover Castle and beautiful countryside.

We are a two-form entry primary school with the very popular Pebbles Nursery.

Outstanding provision for child and family welfare and well-being permeates the ethos of the school. The school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was graded ‘Good’ with our Nursery and Early Years graded ‘Outstanding.’

Ofsted said: ‘Pupils and staff enjoy warm relationships. Staff know pupils extremely well, helping to nurture and guide their development. Interactions between pupils and adults are heartfelt and genuine. In return, pupils treat the staff with the utmost respect. Pupils flourish within this trusting and caring environment.’

Our creative curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities offered throughout the year which include sports clubs, craft, arts, dance, gardening and puzzle club. We also run a very popular Breakfast Club and Care After School Time (CAST) facility.

Our children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their school community. They uphold our school ethos to ‘work hard, behave well and care for one another.’

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Susan Watson
  • Address:St Radigund's Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 0LB
  • Telephone: 01304 206174
  • Email: admin@whitecliffs.school

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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.