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Early Years Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Luddenham School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-2232-107S
  • Posted:01/10/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Monday 31st October 2022
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 17th October 2022


Luddenham School is looking for an amazing teaching assistant to work in our highly equipped, friendly school. 

We are looking for an exciting Teaching Assistant who is enthusiastic about learning and can share our philosophy where 'Every Child Can Achieve'. Our EYFS is engaging and aims to promote curiosity both inside and outside the classroom.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational teaching assistant who engages all learners and will join our dynamic team who are striving to provide a rich, extended curriculum with particular experience of the EYFS curriculum with knowledge of Speech and Language, ASD awareness and excellent phonics practices.

In your role as a teaching assistant you will have the responsibility for nurturing our pupils as well as facilitating learning interventions and focus groups so children can reach their full potential. You will support the class teacher in setting up, supporting in all areas of the curriculum. 

If you have particular skills and experience in wider aspects such as sports, Forestry, outdoor learning, drama or art, we would love to hear from you. You will be class based throughout the day and will support pupils for part of lunchtime.

Other key skills required are: 

  • Assist with teaching and learning of pupils in class
  • Working as a team member within the staff group to assist with play, wellbeing and mental health, communication with parents and support of children education.
  • Provide feedback to pupils at all stages of their learning
  • Communicate with parents when required
  • Lead adapted learning set by the class teacher
  • Set up resources for pupils to impact learning development
  • Administer first aid and medication when required.
  • Have good IT skills
  • Experience of speech and language support
  • Be prepared to get involved with the children throughout the whole day.
  • Opportunity to do after school club

We are a dedicated staff with a supportive leadership team set in a beautiful countryside setting. We have very supportive families and amazingly talented children who are willing to learn. Would you like to join our team at  Luddenham?

We would love for you to come and visit us and see just how great we are. We look forward to meeting you.

For an appointment, please contact our office 01795 532061 or email office@luddenham.kent.sch.uk

Information about the school

Luddenham is a one form entry school set on the outskirts of Faversham in a rural location. We are surrounded by countryside and benefit from a wide range of facilities.

We are a stand-alone academy and have a fantastic and supportive staff team who work collaboratively for the benefit of our children and the local community.

Please visit our school website to find out more about our school.

Please contact the school for further information.

As a school we really like to meet our candidates before shortlisting and would encourage you to book a visit. We look forward to meeting you.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795532061

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.