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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Fixed Term

St Michael's CE Junior School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3072-68S
  • Posted:05/10/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:November 2022
  • App Close Date:30/10/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:2nd November 2022


St Michael's Church of England Junior School is a family motivated by one another through our Christian ethos and we are looking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic term-time Teaching Assistant to start work at our school from November 2022 until August 2023.

The role of teaching assistant may include working 1:1, working with groups, (both within and outside the classroom) and delivering small group interventions. We would like you to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. The successful applicant would be expected to show a positive impact on pupil progress within a classroom setting as well as working within a team. We are looking for people who want every child to become the best they can be!

Are you? 

  • passionate about assisting children’s learning?
  • a dedicated team player who has energy and enthusiasm? 
  • able to work collaboratively but also work on your own initiative? 
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?

We can offer you…

  • a knowledgeable and helpful staff
  • a well-resourced learning environment
  • a positive, enthusiastic and friendly ethos
  • teamwork and support

For additional information regarding the role, please read the job description and person specification attached to this advert. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding its pupils and promoting the welfare of children. The post will be subject to satisfactory references. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

Information about the school

St Michael's CE Junior School is a Victorian town school in the Fant area, within walking distance of the town. It was built approximately 150 years ago in an area of mainly Victorian and Edwardian houses and most pupils live locally.

We have approximately 45 children in each year group. The school site is larger than it first appears and our buildings provide a wide range of facilities.

The school is a Church of England Controlled School and maintains close links with the church. It is federated with the infant school across the road.

St Michael's has a warm and friendly atmosphere, which is frequently commented upon by visitors. Our Christian values of Friendship, Respect, Happiness and Perseverance provide a strong and caring environment enabling our children and staff to flourish.

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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.