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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Goodnestone and Nonington CE Primary Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F46-106-S
  • Posted:11/05/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Goodnestone CE Primary School requires a temporary teaching assistant, 29.25  hours per week term time only. The position will be temporary until August 2024 (this may be extended) as the role is linked to high needs funding. 

The role will involve both working with individual pupils with special educational needs and groups.

We are looking for someone to join our team with a passion for inclusion and supporting children to be the best they can be. Our ideal candidate is someone who is driven to improve the life outcomes of pupils with SEN through our Inclusive Learning Community, rooted in God. It is essential that applicants share this ethos and vision of the school.

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates who have experience of working in a trauma informed school and experience of, or an interest in working closely with children with complex Special Needs including sensory needsand ASD.  

You must have:

  • GCSE English and Maths C or equivalent
  • A calm and flexible approach
  • Good understanding of ICT
  • Good understanding of school policies and procedures relating to health & safety, behaviour, attendance, equal opportunities and child protection.
  • A Teaching Assistant qualification, or equivalent, or experience of working with children

We will:

  • Support your professional development
  • Offer a team of welcoming, hardworking staff and friendly pupils.

Please apply online using the application form. No CV will be considered.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.  The school is committed to Equality and Diversity in employment practice and delivery.  References for all candidates shortlisted and prior to interview

Information about the federation

The Federation of Goodnestone and Nonington comprises of two small Church of England Primary Schools in neighbouring villages. Both schools retain their unique identities, under the leadership of one Governing Body and one Headteacher.

Nonington CE Primary School is a small rural primary school, close to Aylesham. The school has recently had a brand new 2 classroom extension. We benefit from extensive grounds in the quiet of the countryside which enables our children to experience learning opportunities in a wonderful, natural environment. The school has a small roll of 49 pupils, currently organised into three classes. We are proud of our inclusive culture and work hard to nurture and support all of those in our school community. For more information about the school, please visit our website: www.noningtonprimary.co.uk You can also find us on Facebook as Nonington CE Primary School

Goodnestone CE Primary School is situated in a beautiful rural setting, with access to a fantastic woodland area which is used to support the children's learning. The school has a small roll of 53 pupils which is currently organised into four classes. We have a range of pupils with SEN and staff who are well placed to meet their needs. the inclusive ethos of the school ensures that all are nurtured and cared for. For more information about the school, please visit our website: www.goodnestoneprimary.co.uk You can also find us on Facebook as Goodnestone CE Primary School

The Federation of Goodnestone and Nonington CE Primary Schools is also a member of the Samphire Learning Hub.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jessica Scott
  • Address:Nonington CEP School,
    Church Street,
    Kent ,
    CT15 4LB
  • Telephone: 01304 840348
  • Email: office@nonington.kent.sch.uk



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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.