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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Halling Primary School, Rochester

  • Ref:KCC887-2211-77S
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:KR3 – KR5 £19,293 - £21,693
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:21/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:27th February 2023


Teaching Assistant

30.5 hours per week, term time

KR3 – KR5 £19,293 - £21,693 (pro rata £13,387 - £15,052) depending on experience.

Halling Primary School is a popular and successful school that is part of Aletheia Academies Trust (AAT). We have a friendly and supportive staff, exceptionally well-behaved children and a commitment to continuing professional development.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant, who is fully committed to providing and supporting high quality teaching and learning for our children, to join our team as soon as possible. 

Caring and enthusiastic candidates, who are committed to high standards and interested in joining a hardworking and friendly team, are invited to apply.  Information about the school can be found by visiting our website. If you have any questions, please call 01634 240258 for an informal chat with a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have an ability to support children with specific educational needs possibly on a one-to-one basis
  • Be prepared to work across all key stages, including EYFS
  • Be able to work under direction but also use their initiative when required
  • Have high expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Be a flexible, hardworking, patient and caring individual 


We can offer: 

  • A friendly, hardworking and supportive staff team
  • A well-resourced working environment
  • A school community committed to raising progress and attainment
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking children, staff and Governors
  • A commitment to professional development
  • Laugher and smiles!


Please be aware that because of the high volume of applicants expected, only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted after the closing date.


We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

At Halling Primary School, we pride ourselves on our behaviour for learning, happy atmosphere and nurturing approach. We firmly believe that every child has the ability to achieve and at Halling, we make it our mission to guide and develop all children to ensure that they reach their full potential in a supportive environment, involving parents/carers every step of the way.

Our vision is clear at Halling: Learning for Life. We are extremely proud to lead a team of dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic members of staff, who provide the best possible learning opportunities for our children. Staff and governors work in unison to ensure that Halling’s children have a broad and balanced curriculum, a range of extra-curricular activities and skills which enable all children to move on to the next stage in their lives. Whether a child’s next stage is moving year groups, key stage, or even to secondary school, at Halling we have very successful transition process and support in place for children and parents.

Our most recent Ofsted Inspection graded Halling as ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ personal development. (June 2023)

We are a part of Aletheia Academies Trust. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. Each child’s self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with staff and effective communication with parents/carers. We strive to include our parents, staff, governors, and community to ensure strong liaisons with the community.

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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.