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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Painters Ash Primary School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2525-235S
  • Posted:22/02/2023
  • Pay:Kent range
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:23/02/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our fabulous team at Painters Ash Primary School.  This is a term time only position for 30 hours per week, 5 days a week.  FTE salary £19293.00 per annum,  actual salary approx £13,500.00 per annum.

Purpose of the Job:

To make a real difference to children's learning and progress by supporting class teaching, assisting in providing a learning environment that enables all children to learn to the best of their ability, to support all children's well-being and to lead intervention groups.

The ideal Candidate will:

  • have high expectations for all children
  • give children's social development and well-being the highest priority and recognise and value both academic and personal qualitites of children
  • have experience of working with children
  • be motivated and contribute to the ethos of our friendly school
  • be a good team player with good interpersonal skills
  • have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • be able to work with teachers and work independently to support children.

As part of the Painters Ash Team, we can offer you;

  • the chance to work with happy and well-behaved children who enjoy learning
  • enthusiasm and desire to meet all children's needs
  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career with a range of CPD opportunities
  • A supportive and highly experienced and friendly team
  • An established well-being programme to help support staff to achieve their best for the children
  • A good school on its journey to outstanding

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who can:

  • support invididuals and groups in whole class activities, helping all children to achieve their best
  • establish supportive, caring and secure relationships with children, promoting respect, self-esteem and a positive, inclusive whole school ethos
  • lead intervention groups in order to support learning or any emotional, social or behavioural needs of any children
  • provide effective feedback to children and teachers including appropriate marking and record keeping to support the learning process

Why work at Painters Ash Primary School?

  • We are a good school on the way to Outstanding: "Pupils thrive in a caring and happy environment where teachers provide inspiring and motivating learning experiences.”
  • We are part of a new and innovative co-operative with close links to local primary and secondary schools.
  • A strong and supportive team of colleagues, all working towards the shared belief that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school

Painter Ash primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable.  

Interviews may be held prior to the closing date for the right candidate.

Information about the school

Painters Ash Primary School is a two form entry Primary school with a roll of 416 children aged between 4 and 11 years old. The school is situated on the edge of Northfleet, close to the A2 and Ebbsfleet International Station.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Georgina Salter
  • Address:Masefield Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 8EL
  • Telephone: (01474) 568991
  • Email: j.stevens@paintersash.org.uk

Fax: (01474) 363698


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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.