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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Spring Grove School, Wye, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6045-78S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay:TBC
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Spring Grove wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and creative individual who can bring high quality support to children in the school, for a fixed term until July 2024, although there is the possibility of extending the role.

They will join a hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who are committed to improving outcomes for children in their care.

We are looking for somebody who can be flexible and support learning in a creative way.

Our ideal candidate will:

Positively promote inclusion and enjoy taking the lead when working with children and inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;

Have a calm and caring approach with children, providing diligence and confidence necessary to support our children;

Have experience of working with children in a primary school setting;

Be a team player who can work successfully in collaboration with all stakeholders and contribute towards the schools ethos and its whole school activities.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Assistant Bursar, Mrs Angela Peirson, on 01233 812337.

Spring Grove School reserves the right to close applications and make an appointment at any stage.

An > Application Form (Non-Teaching) may be downloaded from the enclosed links.  Our terms of employment and an application form may also be requested by email from apeirson@springgroveschool.co.uk.

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter and should be marked Private and Confidential to Mrs A Peirson, Assistant Bursar, Spring Grove School, Harville Road, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5EZ or emailed to apeirson@springgroveschool.co.uk. CVs alone will not be accepted.


Information about the school

Spring Grove School is an independent Nursery and day school that offers an outstanding all-round education and a fantastic start in life for children aged 2 to 11 years. The school was rated ‘Excellent’ in all aspects in its most recent (February 2023) ISI inspection. Spring Grove is ideally located in an idyllic 14-acre rural setting just outside the village of Wye, and close to both Ashford and Canterbury.

At Spring Grove School we provide an inclusive environment and education underpinned by high quality, expert teaching that is targeted to the needs of each child. The school is also well known for its excellent extra-curricular provision, including music, drama, dance, art, Forest School and sport.

Our school is small enough for us to know every child, as well as their family, and for us to encourage each and every pupil in our care to be self-confident and independent learners. The children at Spring Grove School live and breathe our school motto ‘Always do your best’. We firmly believe Spring Grove School is unique and a great place for children to grow.

Spring Grove School is a member of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS). For more information, please visit the school’s website www.springgroveschool.co.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.