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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

St Stephen's Junior School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2608-67S
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Early October


The Headteachers of this excellent academy are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and popular school.

We are looking for an ambitious and creative individual with a commitment to improving outcomes for all our children and who are also able to demonstrate a strong understanding of supporting children.

The position is for a full time Teaching Assistant (27.5 hours per week) to work term time only.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to model our school values by having excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to the individual needs of the children
  • Be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Be able to use initiative and have the ability to problem solve

We offer:

  • Being part of an exceptional team of people
  • An inclusive and caring ethos and a sense of belonging
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children and parents
  • A great location and facilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy and link your personal statement to the requirements.

Experience of working with children with special needs would be preferred but all applications will be considered.


Information about the school

St Stephen’s Junior School is a four form entry academy located in the city of Canterbury. We have an excellent reputation for providing opportunities and experiences to enable each and every child to explore and celebrate who they are.

We believe in empowering every child for a bright and brilliant future and provide a broad and engaging curriculum, a culture of excellence and an inspirational team of staff and role models.

St. Stephens Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such we make rigorous checks on all new staff appointed to our school to ensure our vetting process protects and keeps our children safe.

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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.