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1::1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Samphire Star Education Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F68-7-S
  • Posted:10/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is looking to employ two enthusiastic and flexible 1:1 Teaching Assistants to join our supportive staff team. Both the Key Stage 1 and the Key Stage 2 role will be to support a child's social-emotional, communication and cross-curricular learning development, working under the guidance and direction of the class teacher and SENCO.  

Each contract will be linked to a named child for the duration that the child is at White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School.

Start Date: Immediate start or as soon as available

Salary: Kent Range 3. £19,293 per annum (£9,009.56 pro rata).  20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Annual leave is not to be taken during the term and will therefore be paid in addition to salary.

You will be required to work Monday to Friday, term time only 8.30am – 12.30pm.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of:

Mathematics and English to GCSE Grade C or equivalent (certificates will need to be shown at interview upon appointment). 


Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher and SENCO

Liaising with: Headteacher of School, Trust Leadership Team, School Leadership Team, Deputy Headteacher, teaching and support staff, external agencies, pupils and parents.


• To enhance the learning of pupils who have a wide range of learning needs.
• To be an advocate for the pupil.
• To plan learning alongside class teachers.
• Responsible for pupil assessment/progress charts.
• Intervention work – manage, plan and deliver personal support programmes.
• Administration and organisation of teaching and learning resources.
• Under the direction of the teachers and subject co-ordinators to complete gap analysis across the School in their subject.
• To manage the behaviour support plans on a day-to-day basis.
• To be responsible for workforce reform tasks.
• To use ICT effectively.
• To assist with general organisation and preparation of resources and the learning environment.
• To undertake playground duties in accordance with the timetable.
• To undertake lunch duties as directed

Competencies: To exhibit and promote the following:

• Flexibility.
• Initiative.
• Confidence.
• Creating trust.
• Developing potential.
• Respect for others.
• Team working.
• Understanding others.
• Challenge and support.
• Drive for improvement.
• Impact and influence.
• Managing pupils.
• Passion for learning.


Information about the trust

Samphire Star Education Trust Trust (the Trust) is a family of schools which serve the south of Kent community and beyond. It comprises Astor Secondary School, Barton Junior School, Shatterlocks Infant and Nursery School, White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School. We have a well-established reputation for offering our pupils a safe and caring environment in which they can be happy and thrive as they learn. Ideas and opportunities are explored with enthusiasm through a broad and balanced curriculum throughout the Trust. All young people in our community, from the youngest to the oldest, are encouraged and supported to be the very best versions of themselves possible.

Trustees prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our staff and students. At all levels, individuals have the opportunity to extend their interests and develop their talents through collaboration and celebration within strong and imaginative teams.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Trust HR Department
  • Address:C/O Astor Secondary School,
    Astor Avenue,
    CT17 0AS
  • Telephone: 01304 200160
  • Email: Hr@samphirestar.com


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.