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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2161-130S
  • Posted:29/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 23rd August


We are looking for a skilled teaching assistant with recent school experience to join our committed and supportive team. You will be supporting a Key Stage 2 class every morning and leading individual or small group interventions in the afternoon. There may also be the opportunity to cover whole classes at HLTA rate for the right candidate. Hours are 8.30 - 12.15 and  12.40 - 3.15 Monday to Friday  during term-time (31h 40m per week).

We are looking for someone with strong literacy and numeracy skills (at least GCSE Maths and English). You will have high expectations of pupils and an understanding of how to help children to develop as independent learners. The successful candidate will also have a high degree of emotional literacy and be able to develop strong relationships with colleagues and pupils. 

We can offer support in the form of weekly training meetings, individual continual professional development opportunities and mentoring from our SENCO.

If you have any questions about the role, or would like to arrange a visit to the school please email headteacher@boughton-monchelsea.kent.sch.uk 


Information about the school

Boughton Monchelsea Primary is a one form entry, oversubscribed school set in spacious, attractive grounds on the outskirts of Maidstone. Parts of the building date from 1850, but the school has been updated over the years to incorporate a purpose-built Infant Block, indoor swimming pool, ICT suite and hall. We have extensive outdoor learning areas, including our own wood where we hold Forest School sessions in the summer.

We have a skilled and experienced staff and well-motivated, friendly children. Our school prides itself on its caring, supportive ethos, which encourages children to achieve excellence in all that they do. Staff development is a key priority at our school, and we encourage staff to take advantage of a range of CPD opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741405


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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.