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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Pilgrims' Way Primary School , Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2098-211S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3 - £19,293 (pro rata £13,109.70)
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:18th October 2022


Teaching Assistant 

Salary Scale: Pilgrims’ Way Primary School KR 3 £19,293 (Pro rata £13,109.70)    

30 hours per week (8.40am – 3.10pm daily)  

(Temporary until October 2023 term time only) 

Do you have a desire to work in a forward-thinking school that thrives on making a difference in children’s livesDo you have a thirst for learning and are ready to take on an exciting challenge?   


We are looking to appoint two Teaching Assistants to join our team (previous applicants need not apply). The position is on a temporary contract, term time only, in the first instance and is to start in Term 2 for five days per week for 30 hours. Experience of working with children would be desirable. 


You will be working alongside our vibrant team to support inclusive practice for all our children through our irresistible curriculum. 


We are a very caring and inclusive school with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school and Trust. We offer a supportive and enthusiastic staff, wonderful children and inspirational professional development opportunities. Our philosophy of research informed practice and support for developing personal learning is of high priority. This is a school that will support you to grow in your career.  

If you feel you have what it takes, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact Mrs Bertram at jo.bertram@pilgrims-way.kent.sch.uk to arrange a visit or if you have any questions. 


The closing date for applications is Thursday 13 October 2022 

The date for interview is Tuesday 18 October 2022 


Pilgrims’ Way Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references being received. 


Information about the school

Our school has been part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust since May 2018. Ofsted report September 2022 rates our school as GOOD with an OUTSTANDING Early Years. Our 'irresistible curriculum'; and inclusive ethos ensures that all children achieve their potential.

The school is a light and airy building, which incorporates 14 classrooms, two Learning Zones and a library. The school has a large playing field at the rear, an ‘outdoor’ classroom where we have a forest school on site. Play equipment for all ages can be found on the playground.

The school has a strong pastoral focus supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic staff team.

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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.