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Classroom Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Iwade Primary School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2230-43S
  • Posted:19/04/2022
  • Pay:Range3 FTE £19641-£20104 (£12192- £12480 pro rata)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:15/07/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


We have an opportunity for an experienced Classroom Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team. We have a couple of vacancies across key stages including Year R and Year 6 and will include the role of a Midday Supervisor. 

This is a part-time temporary appointment, 27 hours a week, (8:45 - 3:15  with one afternoon off per week), term time only (38 weeks and 2 days per year). 

We aim for all children to become successful lifelong learners and are looking for someone that shares our ethos, someone who is passionate, motivated and enthusiastic about helping children to realise their potential by supporting and encouraging them as they strive to achieve their goals.

The successful candidate will be required to set up learning areas, lead intervention groups and support children with learning needs as well as occasionally being responsible for the whole class, working in partnership with class teachers and other teaching assistants.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • previous experience working with children
  • a love of working with children and the ability to inspire learning and support development.
  • good subject knowledge in reading, writing and maths to assist the teacher in delivering the lessons
  • an understanding of the requirements of the National Curriculum (would be an advantage)
  • high expectations of yourself and of children
  • a good standard of education together with good numeracy and literacy skills. With English and Maths GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent).
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a be good team player
  • good communication skills
  • flexibility

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to references and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

CVs will only be accepted when accompanied by a fully completed online application form. No agencies please.

Information about the school

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is made up of four schools, Aspire school, Bobbing Village, Grove Park Primary and Iwade School, all are based in Sittingbourne, Kent. Aspire School is a three form entry school, Iwade School is a three form entry school, Grove Park is a two form entry school and Bobbing School is a one form entry school. Each school has its own individual characteristics and sits at the centre of their community.

Within the trust, we recognise everyone as an individual and we nurture, value and develop them. We aim to achieve the highest standards in all that we do and to have happy children and staff, eager and excited to come to school.

We work in collaboration with other schools and organisations seeking the best innovative practice in teaching, sharing new ideas and learning from others. We use research as a springboard for change.

We strive to make our schools even better, recruiting the very best to meet the needs of a changing world. We foster a positive attitude which allows everyone to develop new skills, build resilience and achieve their dreams.

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Bourne Alliance MAT, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare for all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

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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.