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Intervention Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Lansdowne Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2055-167S
  • Posted:08/12/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (£19293 FTE)
  • Start Date:ASAP (subject to DBS being processed)
  • App Close Date:22/12/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC (subject to references being returned)


Lansdowne Primary School are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking Intervention Teaching Assistants to support individual and small groups of children to join our team.

This is a great opportunity to join the fantastic team at Lansdowne 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
  • 30hrs per week
  • Monday to Friday - 8:45am- 3:30pm (the headteacher has discretion to adapt these times, specific times will be discussed at interview)
  • Paid at pro rata'd KR3 - approximately £13,167 gross (43 paid weeks to include 5 weeks holiday pay). 

Please note this role is attached funding and therefore will be a temporary contract subject to annual review on 31st August 2023. If the funding is removed or reduced the contract may change before the review date. It is likely that the contract will be extended beyonf 31st August.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

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.

We strive to be diverse and inclusive & a place where we can all be ourselves. As a Trust we are committed to improving our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We believe inclusion for our children starts with inclusion for our adults. We believe we’ll do better by our children if our staff come from different backgrounds and we create an environment of inclusion and belonging for all.

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)

For more information about Lansdowne Primary School please visit the website and facebook page:




Information about the school

Lansdowne Primary School is a large 2FE Primary School in Sittingbourne, Kent. The school was rated as Outstanding in four out of the five Ofsted inspection categories (Early Years, Behaviour and Attitude, Personal Development and Leadership and Management) with a Good rating overall in December 2022.

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.lansdowne.kent.sch.uk

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

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 423752


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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.