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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Shears Green Junior School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2431-155S
  • Posted:18/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:01/12/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:To be advised


Shears Green Junior School is looking to appoint a teaching assistant (KR3) for 27 hours 05 mins.  This post will be, initially, a fixed term position, which will start from 3rd January 2023 until 31st December 2023.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of working with pupils with SEN and delivering interventions, or someone willing to train.
  • Has a strong belief in inclusion, diversity and the right of each child to be successful whatever their needs, abilities and background.
  • Is patient and understanding of the children’s needs
  • Is able to work well as a team member whilst using their initiative and working independently when required.
  • Is flexible, hardworking and highly reliable with excellent communication skills
  • Is determined to provide the very best outcomes for the children with whom they work
  • Uses their good sense of humour to maintain positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents
  • Have a good understanding of numeracy, literacy and ICT.
  • Have GCSE English and Maths Grade C or equivalent


We can offer you:

  • We have a bespoke Wellbeing package for every member of staff which includes physiotherapy, counselling etc
  • Each member of staff receives 1 Wellbeing day per year
  • A friendly, creative, committed team of staff in a school with a positive atmosphere
  • A supportive parent community
  • We offer clear pathways to professional development opportunities
  • A commitment to ensuring a good work-life balance
  • A large, oversubscribed school in lovely surroundings with forest school and a wildlife area.


Visits to the school are welcome or please feel free to contact Annabelle Lear, School Business Manager for an informal chat.  Only applicants through this website will be considered


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references.

Information about the school

Shears Green is a large, popular, successful and over-subscribed junior school situated in Gravesham. There are currently 480 pupils on roll organised into 16 classes.

We are well resourced, have excellent ICT facilities, large splendid grounds, and children who want to learn.

If you want to learn more about the school why not visit our website on www.shearsgreen-jun.kent.sch.uk.

Job Contact Information

Fax: None


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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.