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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Richmond Academy, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-2090-148S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (£19293 FTE)
  • Start Date:TBC - subject to DBS being returned
  • App Close Date:04/12/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC - subject to reference being returned


Richmond Academy are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking Class Teaching Assistant to support children alongside the Teacher. Our Facebook pages and website are regularly updated and will give you an excellent idea of what life at Richmond everyday.

This is a great opportunity to join the fantastic team at Richmond and make a real difference to the children. Click here to see what it's like to be a teaching assistant at The Stour Academy Trust.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who:

  • Recognise that our current education system needs to radically change to better prepare our young people for the 21st century
  • Are able to take advantage of the latest technology to support modern, 21st century learning
  • Want to develop their own practice to meet the needs of an evolving school system
  • Want to develop children as life-long, curious learners
  • Want to build strong relationships with children that facilitate their learning
  • Want to teach in enabling environments that promote flexibility, collaboration and independence

This role is:

  • Term time only working
  • Monday to Friday
  • 30 hrs per week 
  • Pro rata'd salary on KR3 will be approximately £13,110 gross

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

Information about the school

Richmond Academy is a large 2 form entry Primary School in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey. The school has undergone an enriching transformation under the ‘strong and inspirational leadership' of The Stour Academy Trust and is at the forefront of the Trust's vision for a 21st century education.

The school is a member of The Stour Academy Trust, a forwarding thinking Multi Academy Trust of primary schools that are transforming that way that children learn in order to better prepare them for the 21st century.

For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.richmond.kent.sch.uk

For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.uk

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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.