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Eyfs/Ks1 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Brenzett CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2081-138S
  • Posted:28/09/2022
  • Pay:£19,428.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 17 October 2022


We are looking to appoint a dynamic and passionate Teaching Assistant with a track record of excellent work with children.  Experience in working within EYFS/KS1 would be an advantage.

The position involves working in partnership with class teachers with an aim to achieve the best outcomes for our children, supporting individuals and groups of pupils. You need to understand how to motivate and encourage pupils to make progress and have the ability to differentiate and adapt learning programmes to suit varying needs.  

The successful candidate will have a Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) plus additional professional development or be suitably experienced and willing to undertake training as required.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work flexibly and be confident in providing equal opportunities for all pupils.

This is a fixed term contract for one year.

Hours of work: 32.5 hours/week, Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 3.30 pm during term time only.

The hours include lunchtime supervision for half an hour each day (allowing for a half hour lunch break).

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01797 344335.

Applications should be submitted via Kent Teach.  CVs will not be considered.

Information about the school

Brenzett CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as GOOD in our SIAMS and in our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’. We are an active and leading school within Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk) We work in strong partnership with other schools across the local area, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff. We are situated along the A259/B2080. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Brenzett CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

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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.