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Teaching Assistant - Maternity Cover - Maternity - Special Needs Position

St Crispin's Community Primary Infant School, Westgate-On-Sea

  • Ref:KCC886-2337-67S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:1st November 2022
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:10th October 2022


We are looking to appoint a temporary 1:1 Teaching Assistant to work in a Year 2 class. The main focus of the role is to support a child with SEND but you will also be expected to work with a range of children in the class and possibly across Year 2.

You will need to be:

  • An experienced Teaching Assistant with a proven track record, who has recent experience of a sustained and successful placement in the classroom
  • Committed to team working and leading by example
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to follow the teacher’s plans, to aid the children in completing tasks and raise their attainment
  • Able to feedback to the teacher the children’s achievements and challenges.
  • Able to complete informal assessments and observations during lesson time and group activities
  • Able to engage, motivate and support pupils, with flair, sensitivity and with consistently high expectations
  • Able to demonstrate positive behaviour management strategies

The hours required are 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, with an hour for lunch break. This may have to be taken flexibly if the role requires it at times. 

As a maternity cover role, although it is expected last up to a year, this is subject to change. 

You are invited to visit the school prior to application.

Information about the school

St Crispin's is a three form entry Infant School, judged Good by Ofsted in September 2019. Our children love coming to school, and make it a happy place to work.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post as St. Crispin's Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our school values are respect, kindness, independence, courage and creativity.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs L Davidson
  • Address:St Crispin's CP Infant School, St Crispin's Road, Westgate-On-Sea, Kent, CT8 8EB
  • Telephone: 01843 832040
  • Email: headteacher@stcrispins.school

Fax: 01843 832040


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.