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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Regis Manor Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2249-171S
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:Swale Academies Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:March 2023
  • App Close Date:17/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 20th February 2023

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Salary: £19,880 - £21,647 (£23,013 - £25,058 fte) SAT 6.

Permanent.

37 hours per week, working term time plus 5 staff development days.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and highly organised Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team.  An ability to support children and be adaptable to change, often at short notice is a key requirement. The successful candidate will also be full of patience, care and respect for our learners.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have GCSE (or equivalent) qualifications in English and Maths alongside relevant experience of working with children;
  • Relevant experience of working with children in a primary school setting;
  • Experience of safely supervising / managing group and whole class activities;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in partnership with parents;
  • Develop children to be independent learners who are prepared to take risks from an early age;
  • Be positive and always uphold the school’s values and expectations.

Regis Manor Primary School is a growing school changing from a two form entry to three form entry primary school.  We are based in the Milton Regis area of Swale on a large site with extensive playing fields and play areas. The school itself is housed in a two floor building. The school works closely with its sister school – Westlands Primary School and the other primary schools within the Trust – to ensure that the best possible provision is made.

Regis Manor was judged “good” at our last Ofsted inspection in March 2018 and the school continues to improve and develop.

We can offer you:

  • A team of friendly, welcoming people to work collaboratively with, to plan and resource a creative curriculum.
  • A range of support from a strong leadership team that will help to develop your practice.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities both within the school and across the Academy Trust.
  • A strong supportive local community, including Governors and PTFA.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – local and national retailer discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Taney Cook, Office Manager at rmpoffice@swale.at or 01795 472971.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  Week Commencing 20th February 2023

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

Regis Manor Primary School is a two form entry academy in the Milton Regis area of Swale. It is situated on a large site with extensive playing fields and play areas. The school itself is housed in a two floor building which has enjoyed the addition of a state of the art ICT suite and a number of break out intervention areas.

The school works closely with its sister school – Westlands Primary School and the other primary schools within the Trust – to ensure that the best possible provision is made.

The school’s ultimate aim is to ensure that all children leave well prepared for secondary school – this agenda is addressed by prioritising both well-being and learning. All children are taught phonics through the Read Write Inc. scheme and additional investments have been made in high quality guided reading, writing and numeracy resources. In addition, there is a range of extra-curricular activities and a variety of opportunities to develop a broad and enriching learning experience for all pupils.

High expectations are made of all pupils to achieve and attain the very best outcomes and visitors to the school often comment on its focused yet enjoyable learning environment. Strong community links and a supportive parent / carer body contribute to the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Regis Manor was judged “good” at our last Ofsted inspection in July 2023 and the school continues to improve and develop.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Matthew Perry
  • Address:North Street, Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2HW
  • Telephone: (01795) 472971
  • Email: rmpoffice@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 472916

Documents

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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.