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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2027-112S
  • Posted:05/12/2022
  • Pay:£19,428.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a dynamic, friendly, calm and patient Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support.

The role involves working in close partnership with our Class Teachers and SENDCO with an aim to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils. You will need to have a sense of humour, a good imagination, creativity and a positive approach to problem solving.

The role is both challenging and rewarding and you will be working as part of a fantastic team who will all be supporting each other.

This post is for 30 hours per week, 8.45 a.m. - 3.15 p.m. (1/2 hour unpaid lunch break) Monday - Friday term time only.  This is a fixed term contract until August 2023.

We are looking for:

  • Someone who works well as part of a team, can take advice but also use their initiative when necessary.
  • A commitment to the highest standards of learning
  • Relevant and recent experience of working in a school.
  • An individual who is organised, efficient and flexible in their approach
  • A good level of English, maths (at least to Grade C GCSE) and a willingness to further develop and widen their own skills 
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT

The successful applicant will be required to supervise children at playtime and/or lunch time on a rota basis - an alternative break will be provided.

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is an improving school, with an enthusiastic team who are committed to providing the very best learning opportunities for all our children. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

All applications should be via Kent-Teach.  CV applications will not be accepted.

We encourage early applications and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01622 754666 or emailing office@abc.aquilatrust.co.uk

Information about the school

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is an expanding 1.5 form entry school and a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

We work closely with our community, especially All Saints' Church, and have a PTFA which helps organise many events. PE and music specialists provide additional curriculum enrichment. All early years classrooms have their own, purpose-built outside learning environment. Our Pastoral & Wellbeing Manager offers highly effective support to our pupils and their families.

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 355174


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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.