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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

East Stour Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2272-166S
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS-TR4 (£18,346 to £19,239, pro-rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:17 October 2022


We are looking for a flexible, caring and resilient person to join our East Stour family and work full time (30 hours - can be flexible to fit around childcare) as a class based Teaching Assistant.

At East Stour we pride ourselves on our exciting and inspiring curriculum which underpins all the learning that our children participate in. We aim to inspire our pupils to become lifelong learners through a real passion for all of the subjects we teach. 

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at East Stour. We have exceptional support for children with additional needs and strive to ensure that they achieve their best outcomes. 

We are looking for someone that shares our ethos by nurturing and inspiring our children, and providing them with every opportunity to develop their full potential.

In return we can offer you a supportive and caring team of teachers, support staff and governors, led by a strong and visionary team of school leaders.

Starting salary is KR4 for 30 hours per week, term time only (pro rata). There is an expectation to attend some INSET training days. 

The closing date for applications is 10th October 2022 with interviews taking place on the 17th October 2022.

Visits to our school are positively encouraged. For more information about our school please visit our school website http://www.east-stour.kent.sch.uk/

Information about the school

East Stour is a lively, friendly and supportive Primary School, catering for both established and developing local communities in Ashford. We have extensive buildings, including a nursery, and developed grounds.

We are situated in South Willesborough, an easy walk from the station, and have the advantage of being a two form entry school with a strong development structure.

Come and join a supportive and professional family with a good mix of established and new staff who are consistently successful in providing exciting and rich curriculum opportunities for children of all abilities.

East Stour School is committed to safeguarding our children and the post is subject to a Enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Emma Law
  • Address:Earlsworth Road, South Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0DW
  • Telephone: (01233) 630820
  • Email: elaw@east-stour.kent.sch.uk


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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.