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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-298S
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:£19,389 - £20,549 pa - full time equivalent
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised

Advert

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work with specific students within the English department. This contract is initially until August 2023, as it is subject to the continuation of higher needs funding, however it is highly likely to continue beyond this date.

Maplesden Noakes is dedicated to providing outstanding training and development as well as ensuring there is the right work-life balance to support the wellbeing of all staff. 

For this role, applicants must have evidence of a high standard of literacy and numeracy (i.e. GCSE English and Maths Grade C/4 or above).

Hours are 33.75 per week from 8.15am – 3.45pm Monday to Friday (inclusive of a 45-minute lunch break).  Term time only plus staff development days/twilight hours. Job share/part-time will be considered for the right candidates.

Further information is also available to view on the attached job description.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach by the closing date of 14th October 2022 (9 am). 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE – WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL THIS VACANCY BY DIRECT APPLICATION ONLY

Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. Having been recently accredited as a High-Performance Learning World Class School, we believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Passionate about the wellbeing of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing. With a staff Wellbeing Policy now in place, this highlights the importance placed on a good work/life balance. Our wellbeing committee are regularly thinking of new ways to support all staff in this area with wellbeing afternoons, flexible working and financial wellbeing high on the agenda.

We believe passionately in equity and diversity. Our school is committed to embracing the lived experience of people of every race, sexuality and gender. We believe strongly in giving everyone the opportunities they deserve, no matter what social barriers may have held them back in the past.

We are committed to the professional development of all staff and offer excellent CPD, whether in house or by external providers. All teaching staff have a laptop for use at school and home.

The governing body has recently amended the school admission policy to ensure that staff who have been employed by the school for two or more years and/or are recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage, receive preference in terms of admission to the school for their child(ren)*

We look forward to receiving your application.

*admissions with effect from September 2023

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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.