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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Kennington CE Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2052-146S
  • Posted:26/01/2023
  • Pay:£19,428.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:08/02/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a caring and creative Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful school team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a happy and supportive school with professional development opportunities both within our school and in the wider Academy Trust.

Kennington CE Junior Academy is a happy school with a strong family ethos. Our Christian vision is rooted in the story of The Parable of the Talents and we value every member of our community for our similarities and our differences. We aim to ensure that our children flourish in their time with us and leave our care as confident, aspirational and active global citizens.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A caring Teaching Assistant who has the needs of our children and families firmly at the heart of what they do
  • A positive role model to staff and pupils
  • A good team player with strong communication and interaction skills
  • A positive person who looks for new adventures for children and staff to explore
  • Experience of working within KS2 and of working with children with additional needs are desirable

 We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a supportive team who work collaboratively
  • Curious, motivated and happy pupils
  • A positive school environment where the wellbeing of both staff and pupils is highly valued
  • Support from an experienced teacher, SENCo and leadership team

This is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2023.

Hours: 8.45am – 11.45am and 12.15pm-3.15pm Monday – Friday.

All applications to be made via Kent-Teach.

Information about the school

Kennington CE Academy is 3 form entry (12 classes) for Key stage 2 of 360 pupils, situated in North Ashford and serving a mixed community of children who are enthusiastic about learning and their school.

We have strong relationships with our feeder Infant school, Downs View and The Towers, our nearest high school. Our church school status has led us to develop close links with the local parish church. We are sponsored by Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk)

Kennington CE Academy 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 visit our website at www.kenningtonacademy.co.uk for further information.

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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 Education.