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Early Years Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Lenham Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2168-97S
  • Posted:14/08/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/09/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:14th September 2022


Are you an Early Years Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge?!

We need an outstanding TA to join of friendly, inclusive school team

In return Lenham Primary School can offer; 

  • Motivated and well-behaved children
  • Ongoing professional development,
  • A supportive friendly team with the children’s interests at heart.
  • Pride values throughout our school

We are looking for a pro-active and dedicated individual to join our Early Years team. A working knowledge of the best early years practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults is a key requirement. A proven track record of using the appropriate IT systems to support learning and work with the parents would be an advantage. We are also looking for someone who is proactive and prepared to contribute to whole school improvement as part of the staff team. 

Candidates must have an NVQ Level 3 and experience of working with children from Foundation Stage. 

The position starts as soon as possible and requires attendance, Monday to Friday 8:45 - 3:20, with a half hour lunch break. There may also be opportunities to attend additional training days but with notice. 

Applications should be made via Kent Teach online by the closing date. Any queries should be sent by email to Simone Williams-King, School Business Manager on finance@lenham.kent.sch.uk.  Please note that our Safer Recruitment policy states, that where possible, we will obtain references before interview, if you are shortlisted.

The closing date for applications is 9th September 2022 .  Interviews will take place on 14th September , and will comprise of an activity with a small group of children, a show round and a formal interview with the Deputy and Headteacher.

Lenham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Information about the school

Lenham Primary School is a friendly school set in the rural community of Lenham. The school is single form entry with 210 pupils on roll. Access to the school is quick and easy by car from most areas of Kent, Medway or the London fringes via the M20 and A20. There is also easy access by train or bus.

Our pupils benefit from extensive grounds which are used to enhance the learning opportunities for all pupils. The school is very much at the heart of the community with a number of community activities based here. We have a well-established staff team, supportive parents and strong links with our local secondary school.

Lenham Primary had a good OFSTED inspection in June 2018. We have a reputation for successful inclusion, well-behaved pupils and an interest in Olympic and Paralympic values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Andrea McCluskey
  • Address:Ham Lane, Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 2LL
  • Telephone: (01622) 858260
  • Email: admin@lenham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 851652


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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.