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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Pilgrims' Way Primary School , Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2098-218S
  • Posted:08/02/2023
  • Pay:KR3 - £19,293 (pro rata £13,167.78)
  • Start Date:March 2023
  • App Close Date:23/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:1 March 2023


Teaching Assistant

Salary Scale: Pilgrims’ Way Primary School KR 3 – £19,293.00 (pro rata £13,167.78)

30 hours per week (8.40am – 3.10pm daily)

(Temporary year’s contract, term time only)

Do you have a desire to work in a forward thinking, Good with Outstanding Early Years’ School (Ofsted September 2022) that thrives on making a difference in children’s lives?  Do you have a thirst for learning and are ready to take on an exciting challenge? 

We are a rapidly expanding, two-form entry primary school and are looking to appoint three Teaching Assistants to join our teams (EY, KS1 & KS2) across the school. (Previous candidates need not apply). The position is on a temporary contract, term time only, in the first instance and is to start in Term 5 (or as soon as possible) for five days per week for 30 hours. Experience of working with children would be desirable.

You will be working alongside our vibrant team to support inclusive practice for all our children through our irresistible curriculum.

We are a very caring and inclusive school with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school and Trust. We offer a supportive and enthusiastic staff, wonderful children and inspirational professional development opportunities. Our philosophy of research informed practice and support for developing personal learning is of high priority. This school and Trust will support you to grow in your career.

If you feel you have what it takes, then we would love to hear from you. Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Bertram at jo.bertram@pilgrims-way.kent.sch.uk to arrange a visit or if you have any questions.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 23 February 2023

The date for interview is Wednesday 1 March 2023

Pilgrims’ Way Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references being received.


Information about the school

Our school has been part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust since May 2018. Ofsted report September 2022 rates our school as GOOD with an OUTSTANDING Early Years. Our irresistible curriculum and inclusive ethos ensures that all children achieve their potential.

The school is situated in the beautiful city of Canterbury, benefitting from many excellent cultural opportunities. We have wonderful grounds, including a forest school. Learning outside the classroom is a school priority.

We are on an exciting journey to rebuild our school and are working with the Department for Education on a new build project.

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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.