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1:1 Teaching Assistant Ks1 - Fixed Term

All Souls' CEP School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-5224-83S
  • Posted:16/11/2022
  • Pay:Aquila Pay Level B
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/11/2022 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 8th December 2022


An exciting opportunity has arisen at All Souls' CEP School to join our team as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, based in Year 1.

We are seeking a professional individual, who is confident in dealing with children's individual and specific needs, including intimate care needs.

We require an organised professional who has:

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • High standard of English and Maths
  • Level 2/3 in Teaching and Learning in School (or equivalent)
  • The ability to liaise with staff, parents and professionals, offering support and challenge as appropriate.
  • The ability to work using your own initiative at a highly professional level.
  • A secure knowledge of safeguarding.
  • A thorough understanding of differing needs and vulnerability of children. 
  • A belief in inclusion, diversity and the right of each child to be successful whatever their needs, abilities and background.
  • Ability to work as part of a hardworking, enthusiastic and committed team.

Salary will be paid at Aquila Pay Level B - Actual £9,945.19 (FTE £19,428.00)

Term Time Only Contract - Working Hours 22.5 hrs per week, 8:30am-1pm

Visits to the school are actively encouraged prior to shortlisting date. 

This position is a temporary contract, in the first instance, to August 2023. However, further funding should enable this to continue further.

All applications should be via Kent-Teach. Please do not include CV's as these will not be included in the application process. We have added a closing date to our vacancy but we do reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date to secure a candidate if possible. You are advised to submit your application early to ensure your application is included in our shortlisting process

Please ensure you state on your application that you are qualified to Level 2 or 3 Teaching and Learning in Schools (or equivalent)

Application Close Date: Wednesday 30th November 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 8th December 2022



Information about the school

All Souls' C of E Primary School is part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk)

All Souls' C of E Primary School is a good school where children enjoy learning. We are situated on the outskirts of Folkestone. We value all pupils and there are regular opportunities for pupil voice to be shared and heard. All Souls’ C of E Primary School has a range of different faiths represented within our community. We value this diversity and use each others’ experiences and beliefs to enhance our learning experiences.

We have a dedicated and supportive team who strive to provide the best education for our pupils.

At our school we aim to ensure that key Christian Values underpin the unique ethos of our school and are central to everything we undertake.

Our school values are: Thankfulness, Friendship, Trust, Respect, Forgiveness

All Souls' C of E 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. The successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online search checks, references will be requested and overseas criminal background checks will be completed, 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.

Please feel free to contact the office on 01303 275967 to arrange a visit.

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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.