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Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Phoenix Community Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3893-118S
  • Posted:25/05/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (£21,293 pro rata)
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Phoenix Community Primary School is looking for a temporary teaching assistant to join us for the summer term (With the potential to become permanent in the future).

If you are vibrant, organised, energetic and fabulous then we want you to join us. Experience not essential but a willingness to learn is. The successful candidates would be educated to at least GCSE grade C in English and Maths

Phoenix is a one from entry Primary in Kennington, Ashford. We are community minded and put the children at the centre of everything we do. If you would like to talk about the opportunity or arrange a school visit then please do not hesitate to contact the school and speak to the Headteacher Mr Robichaud on 01233 622510 or email headteacher@phoenix-primary.kent.sch.uk 

Phoenix Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.


Information about the school

Phoenix Community Primary School is a one-form entry school situated on the outskirts of Ashford. We benefit from extensive grounds and a well set out modern building. The school is well-resourced and, as such, is able to provide opportunities for children significantly beyond that of the National Curriculum. The majority of visitors comment on the warm, friendly atmosphere and the attractive environment.

As a member of the CARE Foundation Trust, we work closely with nine other primary schools in our local area. The school places a high emphasis on the Creative Arts. We have our own Music Studio where all children have weekly lessons with specialist music teachers and where subsidised instrument lessons are offered to pupils.

The school invests heavily in ICT with three sets of 32 iPads, which are used on a daily basis, and each classroom is fitted with a Clever Touch interactive TV. Pupils also receive specialist sports and computing teaching and our school supports the emotional well-being of pupils with structured pastoral provision. At Phoenix, we pride ourselves in being a welcoming and safe environment for all of our community: pupils, parents, wider family, staff and visitors as well as a school that is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of its pupils.

The school is commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the relevant safeguarding checks will be undertaken prior to confirmation of any job offer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 664462

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.