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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-95-S
  • Posted:28/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:4th January 2023
  • App Close Date:29/11/2022 at 07:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our fantastic support staff team for 25 hours per week.

The successful candidate will join our team of class based Teaching Assistants in our Reception team. There is a wealth of experience shared by exisiting staff in Reception and full training will be part of induction and on-going support. The role involves supporting whole class teaching, taking small groups and supporting and leading children's learning through play across the day. 

Experience of working with children is essential for this post.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience working with primary aged children, ideally in a school setting
  • Is patient, kind and resilient 
  • Can demonstrate understanding of how to support children through play
  • Can work as part of a team and also from their own initiative
  • Can be flexible in response to the needs of children and the school

Please contact Mrs Law, Head of School with any queries (headofschool@chiltonprimary.co.uk)

The post will initially be temporary until August 2024.

The Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service at an enhanced level.

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Blatchford, HR Director
  • Address:Upton Junior School,
    Edge End Road,
    CT10 2AH
  • Telephone: 01843 861393
  • Email: hrd@vikingacademytrust.com



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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.