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1-1 Teaching Assistant to Work in EYFS - Full-time

St Martin's Church of England Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3149-80S
  • Posted:25/03/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Full time 1-1  Fixed Term TA role to work in Early Years

We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and highly motivated person to join our valued and supportive team in our successful and popular federation of schools. We wish to appoint a 1-1 Teaching Assistant, to work within our Early Years setting. The position will consist of 1-1 intervention and in-class support.

The position is 5 days a week, 8:30am to 3:30pm.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be creative, enthusiastic practitioner who has the energy and determination to make a difference.
  • Have a good standard of general education
  • Preferably, have an NVQ CACHE Level 2 or 3 for Teaching Assistants.
  • Have a good understanding of current educational thinking and initiatives.
  • Be a caring, understanding person, who loves working with children and who is committed to supporting high standards and enjoyment of learning.
  • Have a good understanding of, and a desire to effectively support, children with additional needs.
  • To have an interest in developing their understanding of supporting pupils with SEN and communication difficulties.
  • Have experience of early years or KS1.
  • Have the ability to work in a close team to achieve the best for our children and school community.
  • Have a desire to be involved in all aspects of school life.
  • Opportunity to be deployed where necessary across our federation of schools.


We can offer a welcoming and professional school community with supportive staff and wonderful children who are eager to learn. We will provide a thorough induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities.

Interested? We would love to show you around our lovely school. Please do call us on: 01303 238 888 to register your interest and book an introductory conversation and visit.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including DBS checks and satisfactory references. Therefore, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 document, all applications should be made via Kent Teach online. We are unable to accept any CV's emailed to us. This role is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and amendments to the Exemptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are shortlisted, where possible we will obtain references before interview. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of Eligibility to work in the UK.


We reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate apply.

Information about the school

St Martin's Church of England Primary School is situated in a coastal setting in Folkestone. St Martin's is an outstanding half form entry school and enjoys excellent links with the local church, St Martin's, and the surrounding community. . The school has 7 classes, each with an average size of 30 children. St Martin's CEP School works closely with it's sister school Seabrook CEP School which it federated with in 2017. The schools share an Executive Headteacher and a leadership team that work across both sites. There are excellent working relationships across the federation which enable staff, children and families to work in partnership to support the education of the children. We are a very happy school where all are valued. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all the children and staff. For further information please contact the Executive Headteacher, Mrs E Carter.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 268850


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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.