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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-145S
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:£13,149.86
  • Start Date:1 September 2023
  • App Close Date:14/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and friendly Teaching Assistant. Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in primary school? Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow independence and self-confidence?

This is a fixed term contract from 1 September 2023 to 31 August 2024.

The post will be for 28.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday working from 8.45am to 3.30pm each day. £20,103 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £13,149.86 based on 28.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, term time only.

You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. We are looking for people who are determined to secure the absolute best for each pupil and will work hard to ensure every child achieves everything they are capable of.

We require organised professionals who have:
• Good interpersonal skills and an ability to remain calm and patient even when under pressure.
• Good standards of English and Maths.
• The ability to liaise with staff, parents and professionals offering support and challenge as appropriate.
• The ability to work using your own initiative at a highly professional level.
• A secure knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
• A thorough understanding of differing needs and vulnerability of children.
• You will have experience in enabling high quality inclusive provision. You will be skilled in delivering a range of interventions and in working alongside parents and professionals.

Culverstone Green Primary School works closely with the other schools in The Golden Thread Alliance.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  



Information about the school

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy, and Wrotham Road Primary School. Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tina Ricketts
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Culverstone Green, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: 01732 795660
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


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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.