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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Halling Primary School, Rochester

  • Ref:KCC887-2211-80S
  • Posted:23/02/2023
  • Pay:KR3 – KR5 £19,293 - £21,693
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th April 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 an experienced 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

Halling Primary School, which is part of the Alethia Academies Trust, is located in the attractive village of Halling, situated beside the River Medway between Snodland and Cuxton. There are good transport links with easy access to the M2 and the M20, as well as the recently opened bridge across to Wouldham and Burham.

We currently have 372 pupils on roll and have recently expanded to two form entry. Halling Primary School is a popular community school with strong local links and a place at the heart of a thriving village. We have a child-centred ethos and a curriculum that supports learning for life. The school has an outstanding outdoor environment featuring our own Forest School area, pond, wildlife area, outdoor classroom and an all-weather sports area. Outdoor learning is a key feature of our curriculum.

Halling Primary School has a good OFSTED rating with outstanding behaviour and safeguarding and an outstanding Early Years Foundation Stage. Our staff are committed, friendly and reflective, always striving to achieve the very best outcomes for all of our children. All that we do is underpinned by our core values: compassion; integrity; thankfulness; respect and resilience. These values enable all our pupils to gain the skills, knowledge, attributes and mindset needed to succeed in an ever-changing society.

For more information, please visit: https://www.halling.medway.sch.uk/ or if you would like to see our wonderful school in action, please do not hesitate to contact the school office to arrange a tour/ discussion with the Head Teacher.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Jodie Simpson
  • Address:Howlesmere Close, Halling, Rochester, Kent, ME2 1ER
  • Telephone: 01634 240258
  • Email: finance@halling.medway.sch.uk


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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.