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Teaching Assistant (SEN 1:1) - Part-time

Painters Ash Primary School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2525-228S
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent range
  • Start Date:tbc
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our fabulous team at Painters Ash Primary School. This is a term time only contract (38 weeks per year) for 17.50 hours per week.  FTE salary is £19,293.00 per annum.   

Purpose of the Job:

To assist teachers in providing a learning enviornment that enables all children to access the curriculum and learn to the best of their ability.

To work with and support a child who has specific learning and communication needs to assist their learning and social and personal development.

The ideal Candidate Will:

  • have high expectations for all children
  • give children's social development and well-being the highest priority and recognise and value both academic and personal qualitites of children
  • have experience of working with children
  • be motivated and contribute to the ethos of our friendly school
  • be a good team player with good interpersonal skills
  • have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • be able to work with teachers and work independently to support children.

As part of the Painters Ash Team, we can offer you;

  • the chance to work with happy and well-behaved children who enjoy learning
  • enthusiasm and desire to meet all children's needs
  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career with a range of CPD opportunities
  • A supportive and highly experienced and friendly team
  • An established well-being programme to help support staff to achieve their best for the children

What we are looking for:

We are looking for individuals who can provide excellent support within our fantastic learning environment to work with a named chiild, as directed by the class teacher and/or SENCo, to support subjects and learning cross the whole curriculum. Ideally, you will have previous experience working with children with ASD. The successful candidate is required to be pro-active and full of energy! Additional learning or qualifications in Special Educational Needs are a bonus for the role.

Why work at Painters Ash Primary School?

  • We are a good school on the way to Outstanding: "Pupils thrive in a caring and happy environment where teachers provide inspiring and motivating learning experiences.”
  • We are part of a new and innovative co-operative with close links to local primary and secondary schools.
  • A strong and supportive team of colleagues, all working towards the shared belief that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school

Painter Ash primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable.

Interviews may be held prior to the closing date for the right candidate

Information about the school

Painters Ash Primary School is a two form entry Primary school with a roll of 416 children aged between 4 and 11 years old. The school is situated on the edge of Northfleet, close to the A2 and Ebbsfleet International Station.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Georgina Salter
  • Address:Masefield Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 8EL
  • Telephone: (01474) 568991
  • Email: j.stevens@paintersash.org.uk

Fax: (01474) 363698


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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.