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Bank Staff - One to One Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistants - Casual

Edenbridge Primary School, Edenbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2099-220S
  • Posted:27/04/2023
  • Pay:TPA 4 / NJC 2-7 - £21, 883 - £23,845 pa FTE (Fring
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/07/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Ongoing


Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for general teaching assistants and one to one teaching assistants to join their growing team of bank staff to cover on the day sickness, pre-arranged absences and support as and when required. The bank staff team are a casual contract member of the school community that can be contacted to provide support on an ad hoc basis.


A teaching assistant that supports with the whole class or with a named child/children is responsible for ensuring that learning and teaching is highly effective and that the name pupil(s) can achieve their maximum potential.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work in partnership with the class teacher and SENDco on identified priorities.
  • Support a clear and soundly based educational vision, ethos and direction that promote and support pupils’ learning and their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
  •  Work with named child/children to ensure they make good to outstanding progress.
  • Meet as arranged and / or as necessary with the class teacher, members of SLT and SENDco.
  • To undertake relevant training and professional development in line with the school development plan.

Information about the school

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We have increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:

· A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.

· High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.

· Excellent CPD opportunities,

· Annual conferences with keynote speakers.

· Access to professional coaching.

· A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.

· Termly year group forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.

· Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.

· Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.

· Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

Job Contact 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.