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Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term) - Part-time

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-121S
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:KR04
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 5th October & Friday 7th October


Location: Knockhall Primary School

Contract Type: Fixed term 1 year contract, 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (Term Time only)

Grade: Kent Range 04

Salary: £14,336 - £15,152 per annum

Post End Date: 21st July 2023

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant to join our school from 1st September 2022. As a teaching assistant no day is ever the same, you will work with whole classes, small intervention groups and on a one to one basis to support our children to access the curriculum and get the best education possible.

We are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who shares the same passion for learning as the school team and strives to seek excellence in every day.

This is a Fixed Term role which will end on the 21st July 2023.

Job requirements:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

Knockhall Primary School is a 2 form entry primary school in Greenhithe, serving a varied community. At Knockhall, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We do our utmost to ensure each child excels through our school values:

Teamwork- Work confidently within a group, contribute their own ideas effectively and fully share individual and collective responsibility.

Respect- Be polite and respectful to others in action and words. Respect the environment, equipment and other people’s ideas, beliefs and differences.

Honesty- Tell the truth at all times and be fair and just.

Pride- Be proud of everything they do, have self-respect and a sense of personal worth.

Embedding these values into everything we do enables our pupils to go on and have successful life experiences.

Safeguarding Statement

Knockhall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

References will be requested for applicants shortlisted prior to interview.

Applicants invited to interview stage will be required to complete a Self-Disclosure form.

The school reserves the right to close this position early should a suitable candidate be found, therefore, early application is encouraged.

Further vetting checks including an Enhanced Disclosure with a check of the Barred List, obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service, will be required on provisional offer.

Information about the school

The Woodland Academy Trust was formed in September 2011 and currently consists of five primary schools, four of which are located in the London Borough of Bexley and one in Kent.

All our schools share the same mission; ignite the spark, reveal the champion. We are an inclusive and ambitious Trust, striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children.

Our aim is to provide the highest quality learning experiences for every child by creating an ethical culture of empowerment and growth for all. We believe deeply in the importance of nurturing strong partnerships with our local communities and beyond.

For more information about Woodland Academy Trust please visit the Trust website at https://www.woodlandacademytrust.co.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs C Stredder
  • Address:Eynsford Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9RF
  • Telephone: 01322 382053
  • Email: sbmkhp@watschools.org.uk
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.