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Teaching Assistant (32.5) - Full-time

Woodlands Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2079-259S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay:KR3 £20,103 (FTE) and £21, 293 from Sept 23
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:July 2023


Would you like to join a fantastic, dedicated team of Teaching Assistants at Woodlands Primary School in Tonbridge?  We are seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join us. Previous experience of being a TA or working in a pre-school not necessarily required, but an advantage.

At Woodlands, all TAs are valued and highly skilled.  The role requires flexibility - sometimes focusing on support for one child, other times small groups or more general. It will entail supporting learners both in and out of class. 

Experience in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Condition and the associated behaviours is desirable.  

Posts available: 

32.5 hours a week - 8.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday

The salary is currently £20,103 and from September the new salary will be £21,293. You will receive a pro rata of this figure. Grade C in both Maths and English is a minimum requirement.  The successful applicant will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.

Many thanks for taking the time to consider this vacancy.  If you would like more information or to view the school, please contact the school office.  We look forward to receiving your application if you think this is the job for you.

If you do not meet the above criteria or have applied to us for a similar post within the last 6 months, you are politely asked not to apply for this position and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.


Learn, Explore and Grow Together

Woodlands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Woodlands Primary School was formed in September 2016 following the amalgamation of Woodlands Infant and Woodlands Junior Schools. We are a successful and happy school in North Tonbridge. Currently we have 640 pupils on roll organised into three classes per year group across three buildings: Saplings (EYFS), Acorn (KS1) and Oak (KS2). An excellent local reputation for both the Infant and Junior schools has been built up over many years. Our enthusiastic and dedicated staff work strongly together to provide exciting learning experiences for the children both inside and outside the classroom.

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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 Legislation.