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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3722-60S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3 £19293 pro rata
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:Monday 5th December 2022


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge with potential career opportunities?

Do you have the passion and creativity to join a fantastic team and help drive our good school towards outstanding?

If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, at this exciting time on our journey to becoming outstanding.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to help accelerate the learning and personal development of the children and to enable them to make the best use of the educational opportunities available at St. Ethelbert’s. This will be as a class-based teaching assistant role.

This is a temporary contract initially but to be potentially made permanent.

We are looking for an exceptional applicant who has appropriate, relevant, qualifications and experience in a similar role.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and Primary Curriculum;
  • be an exceptional role model; passionate in developing high standards and expectations for all pupils;
  • have ambition, enthusiasm, resilience and the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • work as part of a team and be committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves;
  • take a full and active role in all aspects of school life and passionately promote a clear child-centred vision;

We welcome Catholic and Non-Catholic applicants. Non-Catholic’s must be able to support the Catholic life and ethos of the school and have good numeracy and literacy skills. Experience of working with children is vital.

Applicants must believe in and model our motto and values which is 'High Expectations for all, in the Light of Christ' - THOUGHTFULNESS, INCLUSION and KNOWLEDGE

This role is required for 31 hours a week. (8:30am - 3:15pm Monday to Friday). 30 minutes lunch time supervision is included in the hours.

Pay Scale KR 3 £19,293 pro rata.

This post is subject to a 6-month probation period.

We encourage potential applicants to visit or arrange a discussion with the head teacher before applying. Please contact the school office to do this.

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained below.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd December 2022 at 3pm

Interviews will be held on Monday 5th December 2022

Please send completed applications forms directly to jane.vernon@stethelbertsschool.co.uk (School Manager/PA)

St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery is committed to recruiting with care in order to safeguard the welfare of pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children, plus verification of right to work in the UK

Information about the school

St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school set in the heart of the Georgian town of Ramsgate, Kent, just a short walk from the beaches overlooking the English Channel. The school had its last Ofsted Inspection in June 2019 and is rated Good. It had a denominational inspection in May 2023 and is rated Outstanding. Our staff and governors are hard-working, caring, supportive and friendly and the children are very well behaved. With our church being on the school site we are building strong links with our local community. Our school motto is ‘High Expectations for all, in the Light of Christ’. Children are encouraged to fulfil their potential through a curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils, develops independence and enquiry-based learning skills and offers appropriate challenges so that they achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of their lives. Our school values are THOUGHTFULNESS; KNOWLEDGE; INCLUSION.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 570689


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.