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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-164-S
  • Posted:09/12/2022
  • Pay:PFT C2 £24,729 FTE (£14,245 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:January 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mayplace Primary School for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant.  


  • An understanding of Autism and previous experience of using strategies to enable children to access the curriculum is essential.  
  • The ability to use PECS would be an advantage. 
  • Applicants with experience in supporting children with special educational needs in a school setting, who wish to develop their career will be considered. 

Mayplace Primary is a fantastic school with amazing pupils. Our adventurous outdoor curriculum enables children to think creatively, problem solve and experience exciting learning opportunities. Our values of Leading Learning, Love of Learning, Team, and Belonging provide a framework for our pupils which supports them in academic excellence as well as becoming clear thinkers who are collaborative with a strong moral compass.  

We are an inclusive school that values difference. We understand that each of our children are individual, and we seek to meet their needs through a curriculum which is vibrant, dynamic, and practical. We know that children who enjoy their learning are engaged and therefore make the best progress. It is crucial to us that every child achieves the most that they can and becomes the best that they can be. 

The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary-only family of schools that has already demonstrated a commitment to improving standards and working with effective professionals on career development both within their individual schools and the wider Trust. 

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be emailed to admin@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk by Noon on Wednesday, 14th December 2022. 

Closing Date for applications: Noon, Wednesday 14th December 2022. 

Interview and Selection process: January 2023 

For further details, please email: admin@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk 

The Primary First Trust and Mayplace Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; qualifications; medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references including their current Head Teacher. 

Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.