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Ks1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-228S
  • Posted:23/11/2022
  • Pay: Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a highly skilled Teaching Assistant to join our excellent team.

This is a part-time appointment (27.5hrs per week - term time only - plus INSET) 8.55am to 3.25pm, Monday to Friday. Kent Range 3 £19,293 FTE, pro-rata £12,388.15

The successful candidate will be working in Key Stage 1, supporting the class teacher. You will work primarily in the classroom alongside the class teacher or lead small groups working towards specific learning targets. You would also be expected to support and encourage appropriate learning behaviours and attitudes.

Experience of working with children in an educational setting is required along with:

- good English and Mathematical skills

- relevant qualifications NVQ 2 and 3 in childcare and learning (level 2 only may be acceptable if a willingness to work towards NVQ3 can be demonstrated)

- flexibility and use of initiative

- strong communication skills

- experience of working with children in Key Stage 1

- the ability to work alongside as part of a team

- patience and understanding of the ways different children learn

- a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a supportive group of teaching assistants who are dedicated to improving the outcomes for all the children in our school.
  • An effective induction 
  • Support with training and development, mentoring and coaching
  • Work in a school that is dedicated to ensuring positive personal and academic outcomes for all of our pupils.
  • Discounted Breakfast Club, if your child/ren attend any TPAT school.
  • 2 well-being days to take in term-time.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in October 2022 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

We are now part of The Golden Thread Alliance and we work closely with the other schools in the trust.

The Golden Thread Alliance consists of nine schools: Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfiled Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Sarah Jack
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0QF
  • Telephone: (01474) 534540
  • Email: s.jack@wrps.tpat.co.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.