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Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Hartlip Endowed CEP School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3332-47S
  • Posted:08/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 7th December 2022


The Governing Body, children, parents and staff of our thriving school are looking for a creative, energetic, enthusiastic and caring teaching assistant to join our school. 

We are looking for an individual who can sell to us their expertise to support an individual/small groups. We seek a passionate individual who can demonstrate the love, care and support they feel they can offer our School Community in alignment with our school christian vision and values. 

This is a temporary position in the first instance and hours are 32.5/week. This includes the supervision of children over the lunchtime period. There is every likelihood that this post will become permanent for the right candidate. 

We can offer:

  • Fantastic pupils 
  • A friendly, nurturing school family committed to our Christian School Vision and Values as a Church of England School
  • Support of a teaching team committed to excellence with high expectations.
  • A committed and supportive leadership team
  • Friendly and dedicated staff
  • A supportive governing body.
  • A well resourced school with an exciting curriculum

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Aims for excellence at all times.
  • Has a passion to make a difference
  • Is a good communicator with a real ability to nurture, inspire and motivate
  • Is a kind, caring individual, passionate about their position as a vocation
  • Views teaching as a holistic process, keen and prepared to work with teachers, children and their families
  • Keen to work in a Church of England Primary School and able to uphold the Christian Vision, Values and ethos
  • Is a complete team player
  • Has a sense of humour
  • Has experience in working with and meeting the needs of children with special educational needs

We have had a recent, Section 5 Ofsted Inspection (April 2022) and were judged to be Good in all areas. 

We welcome the opportunity for you to come and visit us so that we can share our school and it's environment and community with you. Please telephone the school office to make an appointment. You may also like to refer to our website: www.hartlip.kent.sch.uk and follow us on Twitter @Hartlipschool for a flavour of us and how we operate. 

We are looking for candidates with experience and ideally, able to start with us as soon as possible, certainly by the beginning of term 3. 

If you require any further information, please telephone or email us. We are more than happy to set up a meeting,  to meet you and tell you more about our school and the position. 


Information about the school

Hartlip Endowed Church of England Primary School is a small Voluntary Aided village school situated just off the A2 between Sittingbourne and Rainham. The school can accommodate 105 pupils on roll in four classes. Our popular primary school is set in attractive village surroundings and has a small close-knit and supportive staff team.

Inspired by our founder Mary Gibbon, we are a welcoming, nurturing community, providing the opportunity for each person to recognise and fulfil their God given gifts and abilities. Through a creative, inclusive curriculum, we inspire all to be lifelong learners, equipped with the skills needed to be thankful, generous members of society.

The School was judged as Good at the last Ofsted Inspection, April 2022 and received an Outstanding judgement in the Church School SIAMs inspection in February 2017.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 843148


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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.