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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Stella Maris Catholic Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-5216-46S
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:31st October 2022
  • App Close Date:05/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 10th October 2022


  • Do you have a belief and determination that you can make a difference?
  • Are you a highly motivated Teaching Assistant who can engage and support children to reach their full potential?
  • Do you thrive when two days are not the same?

We are looking for someone to work with one of wonderful children on a one to one basis, working with energy and enthusiasm whilst being part of the class team. Excellent communication skills and high expectations are all vital attributes, as well as having a belief and determination that you can make a difference to improving life chances for all our children.

We can offer you an exciting, well organised, vibrant environment as well a large outside space in which to work. We have an experienced, committed and ambitious team to support you who focus on raising standards, providing opportunities to allow our children to learn, grow, and achieve. Our children are at the heart of everything that we do!

The post is a fixed term position of 13.00 hours per week (2 days), term time only plus staff development days.  This contract will be reviewed on a termly basis due to the post being funding dependent. The post does involve lunchtime duties. This role is to start week commencing the 31st October 2022.

We would love to show you around our school and encourage you to visit us so we can show you everything that we have to offer. To book a visit please email our Business Manager, Andrew Gretton – agretton@kcsp.org.uk or call 01303 252127.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 5th October 2022 at 9.00am

Interviews will take place: W/C 10th October 2022

Any offer of employment is subject to our Safeguarding checks, including satisfactory return of an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, references and a pre-employment health history questionnaire.

Information about the school

Stella Maris is a happy, family school that was judged to be ‘Good’ in every category by Ofsted in October 2017 and was described as 'a joyful learning community', in its RE Inspection in May 2015. We are a one-form entry Catholic Primary School, serving children from all over the Folkestone and Cheriton area.

We are an Academy and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. This allows us to work closely with other schools, sharing and learning from each other to continuously improve outcomes for all our staff and children.

We offer an exciting, stimulating curriculum and staff enjoy some outstanding CPD opportunities. We are lucky enough to be set in beautiful surroundings with lots of outside space with a woodland trail and fire pit area. We are nestled next to Lower Radnor Park, in close proximity to Folkestone Sports Centre. We have a warm, welcoming ethos, a problem-solving approach, and high expectations of all our children and staff.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Andrew Gretton
  • Address:Parkfield Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5BY
  • Telephone: (01303) 252127
  • Email: agretton@kcsp.org.uk

Fax: (01303) 226085


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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.