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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Riverhead Infants' School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2459-138S
  • Posted:05/12/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:04/01/2023 at 20:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


We welcome applications for a full-time (30 hours per week) or part-time Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team.The person we appoint will have a love of working with children and the ability to inspire learning and support development. They will have high expectations of themselves and of children to enable every child to be fully included and to reach their potential, whilst showing initiative and adaptability. This is a diverse role, primarily supporting teaching and learning as a class teaching assistant, but the ability to be a flexible would be advantageous.

The position will initially be fixed for one year, but may become permanent. An NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential as a minimum qualification.

Everyone at Riverhead Infant’s School is committed to safeguarding children. Any offer to successful candidates will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We will offer you:

  • A ‘can do’ culture in which to learn and grow
  • A school where talent is nurtured and encouraged to flourish.
  • A high quality learning environment

The post is a term-time only role and attracts a salary on Kent Range 3 £19,293 pro rata (£13,167 full-time). Please contact the school for further information or visit our website

Information about the school

Riverhead is a three form intake infant school on the outskirts of the town of Sevenoaks. Our eco-friendly sedum-roofed building is set in beautiful grounds enabling our pupils to enjoy their learning both indoors and out. We achieved an outstanding Ofsted report in January 2009 and have received numerous awards for our excellent practice including the School Award for Resilience and Wellbeing. Our school is over-subscribed and well supported by parents and the local community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr. Andrew King
  • Address:Worships Hill, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2AS
  • Telephone: 01732 452475
  • Email: office@riverhead.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01732 457592


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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.