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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Sandling Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2552-159S
  • Posted:24/05/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:15/06/23


We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathetic TA who is child centred, to support a Year 5 pupil who has cognition and learning needs. The pupil has high needs funding and is supported both within the classroom setting, and separetly to the rest of the class when appropiate.

Relevant experience of supporting children in a school setting is essential. 

The successful applicant will be employed, for 15 hours per week over the five school days.  This is currently arranged as:

09:15 – 12:30 with a 15 minute break.

They will be paid on Kent Range 3 (£18,425 pro rata).  Appointment will be from as soon as possible. 

Sandling Primary is a two form entry school with 420 pupils on roll, and received 'good' in the last OFSTED inspection (Feb 2020).

At Sandling School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils in our care and all posts are subject to a Disclosure Barring Service check and relevant references.

Information about the school

Sandling is a popular, high achieving, 2 form entry primary school in the north of Maidstone.

The school is well resourced with many facilities including: a library, computing suite and extensive grounds with a wildlife and outdoor learning area. We offer a wide variety of clubs for children to enrich their learning.

We had a one day OFSTED inspection in Feb 2020 with a good outcome which confirmed our high expectations and standards.

With easy access from the M20, and being situated less than 3 miles from Maidstone centre, the school is easily accessible by road.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Claire Coombes
  • Address:Ashburnham Road, Penenden Heath, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 2JG
  • Telephone: (01622) 763297
  • Email: office@sandling.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 200015


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.