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Nurture Room Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Hornbeam Primary School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3911-66S
  • Posted:26/04/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:05/06/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 15th June 2023


Do you strive to make a difference to the place you work and the pupils you support?

Are you an effective, inspirational and motivated person?  Yes? Then, would you like to work in our School?

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Nurture Room Teaching Assistant to support our pupils from September 2023.

Hours are 28.75hrs per week, term time only, KR5 (actual salary £14,844). The Nurture element of this role is to provide support for social, emotional and mental health needs of individuals/groups.

You will also be supporting a child with high needs funding. Successful applicants should have some experience of working with additional needs and is able to support an individual personalised plan. To be able to administer personal care - helping children who are wet or have soiled themselves to clean themselves and change their clothes. 

We can offer you a friendly ‘family’ ethos, a well resourced working environment, a staff team that is caring and committed to ensuring children’s maximum achievement.

We need someone who has high expectations and a drive to improve outcomes for our learners. The applicant should be a good team player but also be self motivated and able to act upon their own initiative.  The ideal applicant should have a good understanding of child development and of how children learn and be able to enthuse, engage and challenge children in their learning journey.  High standards of personal numeracy and literacy are expected in order that our pupils benefit from these when being supported. 

Visits to the school are welcome.  Please contact the school office on 01304 374033 to arrange a tour or for more information.

Please note that this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.


Information about the school

Hornbeam Primary School is a delightful, inclusive school located on the outskirts of the seaside town of Deal. We are a one form entry school with a privately run nursery on site.

Our school motto is 'Learn to love learning to live life better'.

In July 2018 Ofsted judged the school to be good in every area. It has impressive facilities and grounds, a swimming pool, two playgrounds, a forest school area and a curriculum that fosters outdoor learning.

In April 2019 Hornbeam became a founding Academy member of the Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust (DEALT) which is a newly formed MAT of seven local primary schools within Deal and the surrounding villages. This unique and exciting collaboration of local schools are working together to ensure the very best outcomes for all pupils and their families within our town.

Whilst your post will be at Hornbeam, your contract will be with DEALT.

In the local area there is a country park, the beach and a community that supports the school in any way it can.

We work in a very effective collaboration with other primary schools in the Deal Learning Alliance.

The staff and governors aim to provide the children with an education designed to help develop their life skills to the full. We provide a calm, caring, happy and positive atmosphere in which children fulfil their potential and grow in self confidence.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 389451


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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.