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Teaching Assistant Early Years - Full-time

Stelling Minnis CEP School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3158-81S
  • Posted:20/11/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:December 2022


Teaching Assistant required in a Reception Class for 5 days a week from January in the first instance, with the possibility of becoming permanent and changing years.

We are looking for someone to take on the role of Teaching Assistant, supporting the academic and personal needs of the children in our small reception class.  Some experience of supporting children preferred.

The applicant should have English and Maths GCSEs or equivalent, as a minimum, and have good verbal and written skills.   Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn is essential.

The person will be required to work Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.20pm term time only in this role, with a 25 minute lunch break.  This role is paid on Kent Range 3.  This post would suit someone wanting to gain experience of working in school.

As part of the school's commitment to children's safeguarding and safer recruitment practices, the appointee will be subject to a full DBS check.

Come and join our supportive and friendly team of staff.  We can offer further training as necessary, as the school is committed to fully developing its staff.

Please apply via this website, explaining how you meet the criteria above in the application. Contact with the school prior to making an application is welcome.  


Information about the school

We are a small rural primary school, set between the villages of Bossingham and Stelling Minnis, six miles south of Canterbury and 12 miles from Folkestone. Our history dates back to 1784 and we are one of the oldest schools in Kent. We are a Good school (Ofsted) and were judged Outstanding as a Church School (Diocesan Inspection). We have a strong Christian ethos throughout the school, a supportive and active PTA, and a strong team of hard working and dedicated teachers, support staff and governors. We have delightful, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn. You are invited to become part of our team.

For more information please check out our website: www.stelling-minnis.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 709900


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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.