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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Rolvenden Primary School, Cranbrook

  • Ref:KCC886-2287-46S
  • Posted:27/01/2023
  • Pay:NJC Scale 2/3 Points 3-6
  • Start Date:20th February 2023
  • App Close Date:05/02/2023 at 18:00
  • Interviews:wk commencing 6/02/23


Teaching Assistant

FTC to 31st July 2023

30 hours per week, term time only

NJC Scale 2/3 Points 3-6

Salary pro rata to £14,110 - £14,894


We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated teaching assistant to support the class teacher to deliver high quality 1:1 learning.

The successful candidate will be confident to support student learning experiences working to attend to their behavioural, emotional, social and educational development and physical care under the direction and guidance of the Class Teacher and the SENCO.

Please read the attached job description and person specification before applying for this role.

We have four classes, with 83 pupils currently on roll. The school works in strong partnership with parents and is proud to be a small school that makes a big difference.

Rolvenden Primary School are part of the Tenterden Schools Trust with Tenterden Infant School, Tenterden Junior School, St Michael’s Church of England Primary School and Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, which gives opportunities for collaborative team working.


Application packs are available from our school website www.tenterden-schools-trust.com alternatively for more information please contact Mrs Emma Catt or Mrs Sandy Hughes, Office Managers rpsoffice@rolvenden.kent.sch.uk

 Closing date for applications: 5th February 2023, however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them. Interviews will be week commencing 6th February.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. 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). 

Information about the school

Rolvenden Primary is a small rural school comprising of 4 mixed age classes; which both nurture and foster independence and confidence. We currently have 83 pupils on roll serving the children of the village and beyond.

Our school values are based firmly around the theme of CREATE. This acronym represents the values we believe all of our children should show during their time at Rolvenden; Creativity, Resilience, Engagement, Aspirations, Teamwork and Enjoyment.

Our teachers are creative, enthusiastic and our children love to learn. The school has been in the village since 1837 and has classrooms in the original Victorian building, as well as a mobile classroom and library.

Rolvenden Primary is nestled within the picturesque village, our school benefits from amazing facilities including an enormous school field and an outdoor swimming pool.

We are well resourced for both curricular and extra curricular activities.

As a school we are part of the Tenterden Schools Trust. This is a local trust and includes Homewood Secondary School, Tenterden Church of England Junior School, Tenterden Infant School and St. Michael's Church of England Primary School. Being part of this trust enables our staff to have additional professionals to work closely with to ensure we provide an excellent learning environment for our children and work place for our staff and their chosen professional development route.

We endeavour to enjoy our rural links, by using the environment to support many of our studies and go on whole school Welly Walks where other family members are invited to join us! Our children love taking part in our whole school productions - whether at school, in the Church, on our field or at the National Trust Theatre at Smallhythe Place.

Rolvenden Primary is a thriving, vibrant place to be, with a friendly enthusiastic staff, supportive parents and governors.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ben Vincer - Head of School
  • Address:Hastings Road, Rolvenden , Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4LS
  • Telephone: (01580) 241444
  • Email: rpsoffice@rolvenden.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01580) 241496


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.