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1 X Class Teaching Assistant and 2 X 1:1 Teaching Assistants - Part-time

Sholden CEP School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3358-122S
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:29/06/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Monday 3rd July 2023


Are you an inspirational experienced teaching assistant? Are you passionate about supporting children to achieve their potential?

At Sholden C of E Primary School, our vision is to build a community of Hope and Love around our village school; embracing all creation, valuing respect, dignity, diversity and individuality. We foster creative, critical thinking through a dynamic, engaging learning environment where all can flourish and prosper. If you would like to help us realise this vision, we’d love to meet you!

We can offer a supportive, nurturing environment, a small but strong, positive team who are all committed to supporting children to reach their potential but also in supporting our staff to grow and achieve.

We have the following positions available:-

1 x Class Teaching Assistant - 27.5hrs per week – permanent

2 x 1:1 Teaching Assistants – 27.5hrs per week - temporary, linked to High Needs Funding 

The salary is on KR4, Full Time Equivalent £21,389, Actual Salary £13,440, £11.09 per hour, term time only. Class cover is paid at an additional £9 per hour.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small village Church of England primary school with a friendly community feel where we value and support staff development.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with KS2 and the KS2 curriculum. Knowledge and experience in KS1 as well, would be desirable. 
  • Be able to cover PPA.
  • Knowledge and experience of Phonics desirable but training available.
  • Knowledge and experience of planning, teaching and delivering small group interventions.
  • Enthusiasm and be committed to the highest of expectations for all children.
  • A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school.
  • Characteristics which represent our school Christian values; Kindness, Forgiveness, Peace, Courage and Love.
  • A willingness to work collaboratively alongside other schools within the DEALT and DLA. 
  • A good level of Maths and English grade C GCSE or equivalent.
  • A willingness to assist in a mixed year group class or single year groups of 15 children for maths.
  • Be a learner themselves – open to continuing professional development opportunities.
  • Be a committed team member, show initiative and proactively work to improve their practice.
  • Very high expectations of behaviour and be committed to establishing positive relationships with every child.


We offer:

  • A small friendly, but outwardly looking, school environment with close community links.
  • A brilliant, positive, supportive and dedicated staff team.
  • A school that cares about your workload and your wellbeing.
  • Children who are enthusiastic learners with supportive families.
  • A school that is committed to helping staff develop through excellent CPD and working with colleagues in other schools through the DEALT Academy and Deal Learning Alliance (DLA).
  • A school that is passionate about learning.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, reference checks and proof of the right to work in the UK. We are committed to promoting equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We strongly encourage potential candidates to arrange a visit with the Head Teacher and a chance to see our lovely school. Please phone on 01304 374852 or email Dawn Theaker at headteacher@sholdenprimary.org.uk providing a contact number to arrange a visit.


Information about the school

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a delightful small, church primary school located on the outskirts of Deal. We have 4 classes, 3 of which are mixed year groups and approximately 105 pupils on roll. We have wonderful, hard working and well behaved pupils, a dedicated team of professionals to lead them and a welcoming school community.

The school prides itself on being a church school with 5 specific values (Kindness, Courage, Peace, Love and Forgiveness) based on the fundamental beliefs in one God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Anglican tradition.

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a member of DEALT (Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 374852


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 Legislation.