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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Riverside Primary, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-3757-17T
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:D2 - £18,933 to £21,748, per annum pro rata
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work under the direction of teachers, to support teaching and learning across the Key Stages, from Foundation Stage to Year 6. This may involve working with a class or supporting a high-needs child on more intensive basis to provide 1:1 support. He/she may also be expected to deliver intervention programmes under the direction of the Inclusion Manager.

 

The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent. Experience of working with children with Autism and/or Speech and Language difficulties would be an advantage, as well as understanding children with different behavioural needs.

 

He or she will have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and enjoy working as a proactive member of a team of teachers and assistants who put children at the centre of everything they do.  A desire to help children overcome barriers to learning is essential.

 

In return, we can offer you:

  • amazing children, who are ‘Happy, Helpful and Hard-working’,
  • opportunities to work across the primary sector as part of a growing school,
  • ongoing professional development with a particular focus on inclusion,
  • a supportive, dynamic and fun staff team,
  • excellent grounds and facilities.

Information about the school

We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of Rainham Mark Education Trust. The school had a good Ofsted Inspection in November 2019, and was recognised as being Outstanding in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Curiosity, Happiness, Aspiration, Respect, Articulacy, Community, Teamwork, Equality and Resilience – ‘Character’. The school has two integrated special provisions for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Visual Impairment, who are taught in the mainstream classes with appropriate support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Helen Robson
  • Address:St Edmunds Way, Wakeley Road, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8ET
  • Telephone: 01634 338700
  • Email: office@riverside.medway.sch.uk
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.