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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Teynham Parochial CEP School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3117-60S
  • Posted:14/03/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/04/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:18th April 2023


We wish to appoint an experienced, outstanding, dedicated and highly motivated teaching assistant.  This position involves supporting a range of abilities in small groups and with the whole class, in a lower Key stage 2 class.  You would be supported by an experienced and talented team.

We offer:

  • Fantastic children
  • A school committed to the highest standards of inclusive teaching and learning
  • A happy, vibrant working environment
  • Opportunity to develop through training (both external and internal)
  • Possible progression into teaching for the right candidate

We ideally looking for someone who:

  • Has worked in a range of year groups across key stage 1 and 2
  • A good understanding of the national curriculum, particularly English and Maths
  • Experience of using different interventions
  • Necessary qualifications ideally NVQL2/3 in child care
  • An ability to communicate and work as part of a team


This is a temporary contract starting in April 2023 for 25 hours a week during term time with the opportunity for a permanent contract subject to necessary funding.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Teynham is a semi rural location with good transport links (both bus and train). Currently we have 200 pupils in seven classes. The school has spacious school grounds, including playgrounds, sports field, wellbeing area and environmental areas, including a Forest School. We also have an ICT suite and purpose built meeting room. We have strong links with the Pre-school (situated on site) and local church. We work as a team supporting each other and ensuring that we do the best for our children. The school is undergoing an exciting transformation and a new build, with expansion to two form entry, is planned for September 2025.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs E Pearson
  • Address:Station Road, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 9BQ
  • Telephone: (01795) 521217
  • Email: office@teynham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01795 522086

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.