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Teaching Assistant (EYFS) - Full-time

Christ Church CEP Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3148-41S
  • Posted:20/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (30 Hours)
  • Start Date:17/10/2022
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:10/10/2022


Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge?

We need an outstanding TA to join of friendly, inclusive school team at Christ Church CEP Primary Academy can offer; 

  • Motivated and well-behaved children
  • Ongoing professional development,
  • A supportive friendly team with the children’s interests at heart.
  • Christian 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. 

The position starts as soon as possible and requires attendance, Monday to Friday 8:30-3:00pm or 8:45-3:15pm depending on class need, inclusive of 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 by the closing date. Any queries should be sent by email to Laura Atkins, Early Years Team Leader on l.atkins@christ-church-folkestone.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 3rd October 2022.  Interviews will take place on Monday 10th October 2022, and will comprise of an activity with a small group of children, a show around and a formal interview with the Early Years Lead and Headteacher.

Christ Church CEP Primary Academy 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

Christ Church CEP Academy is a two form entry primary academy near the centre of Folkestone. We aim to create a stimulating and enjoyable learning environment where each individual can achieve their full potential. We want our pupils to be enthused and engaged in their learning at all times and our skills based curriculum provides a wide range of opportunities to develop children’s interests and capabilities. We are a building learning power and philosophy for learning school, encouraging pupils to develop strategies which enable them to become independent, enthusiastic and confident learners.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 226029


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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.