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Teaching Assistant St Clement's Site - Term Time

Eastchurch CEP School, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-3106-246S
  • Posted:25/01/2023
  • Pay:£19,428.00 - £19,640.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/02/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you an inspirational teaching assistant with the experience and drive to serve children’s social and academic needs? Are you adaptable and able to bring out the best in our polite, friendly and eager pupils?

Eastchurch Church of England Primary School is looking for teaching assistants to join our team at our St Clement's site.

You will be committed to providing the best learning experience for every child in our school. You need drive, enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude and willingly embrace our church school values of respect, courage, love, forgiveness, kindness and honesty.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and successful practitioner who enjoys working as part of a team in a child-based environment. You will benefit from working in a school where we value support staff in all aspects of school life. The role may include working 1:1 with SEND children and therefore relevant experience could be an advantage

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to inclusive principles and be committed to safeguarding children.

This is a great opportunity to join our friendly school staff team and help us realise our vision for the school community. The working hours are 31.25 per week, 8.30 a.m. to 3.15 p.m. , including 30 minutes lunchtime cover, Monday - Friday, term time only.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable applicant be found.

Information about the school

Eastchurch Primary School is a nurturing, inclusive, learning community that celebrates all possibilities. Through a journey of faith and exploration, we strive to enable all to grow as resilient life-long learners who value themselves and others. Rooted in God's love and our Christian values, we are a nurturing, inclusive community where all can flourish and achieve their full potential. Our vision flows from our biblical strapline taken from Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Together with our vision our core values of courage, forgiveness, honesty, kindness, love and respect are at the heart of everything we do.

As a single form entry school in a village location, we aim to offer a family friendly and unique experience for staff and families. Our school has a well established Christian ethos and our staff team work together to ensure our children experience success and excitement in their learning every day. We are a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

We are proud of our ECO status and take an active role in the environment and community life. We value outdoor learning.

Eastchurch 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, online recruitment checks and 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.

Please be aware that references will be taken up prior to short listing. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kelly Lockwood
  • Address:St Clement's Site, Leysdown Road, Leysdown, Kent, ME12 4AB
  • Telephone: 01795 880279 opt 2
  • Email: lockwoodk@eastchurch.school


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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.