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EYFS 1:1 Teaching Assistant and Year 1 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Northbourne Church of England Primary School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3172-70S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 28th June 2023


Northbourne CEP School are looking to appoint two 1:1 Teaching Assistants to join our team for September 2023, however, an earlier start in Term 6 may be possible for the right candidate. (This is a contract attached to an individual pupil’s SEN funding. The post will be reviewed annually, according to the funding for the pupil.)

Salary: KR4 (currently £10.42 per hour increasing to £11.09 in September)

Hours: 27.5hrs per week

Responsible to: SENCO and Class Teacher

The positions are:-

EYFS 1:1 TA - Would you like to have the opportunity to support a child in our Reception class with a hearing impairment and complex needs? 

Year 1 1:1 TA - Would you like to have the opportunity to support a child in our Year 1 class with their communication, speech and language learning?

Could you help them grow and flourish, and play a pivotal role in nurturing their learning and social development?

Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in the primary range?  Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow in independence and self-confidence?

We are seeking to appoint hardworking and friendly 1:1 Teaching Assistants to support pupils with their learning, communication and personal development. You will ideally have experience of working with pupils in a school or nursery setting, however, we are able to provide additional training for the right candidate. You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and, ideally, some experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically, emotionally and socially.

We are looking for someone who is determined to secure the absolute best for children and will work hard to ensure they achieve everything they are capable of. As well as in the classroom, some support during unstructured play such as playtimes and lunchtimes will also be required.

The successful candidate(s) will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the Kent Teach application form will be considered. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Northbourne CEP School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

Visits to the school are encouraged.  Please call the school office to arrange a convenient time.

Information about the school

Northbourne CEP School is a rural, five class primary school, located within the beautiful countryside near Northbourne village and a short 5 minute drive from the towns of Deal and Sandwich. We are a happy and vibrant school looking to add to our team.

Our traditional Victorian building has been thoughtfully extended to accommodate a modern Early Years classroom and 4 further mixed-age classrooms. We have extensive grounds which accommodate our large sports field, adventure play area, wild meadow and orchard, spiritual garden, allotments and greenhouses, chicken coop and honey bee hives, plus our established and hugely popular Forest School.

Northbourne is proud to be a Church of England Primary School. We currently have an Outstanding grading for SIAMS which reflects our strong Christian ethos and the links we have with our local churches. Northbourne was graded Good by OFSTED in September 2016.

At Northbourne we pride ourselves on our strong sense of community and family. We have close links with St Augustine's Church in Northbourne village and also work closely alongside our local Deal primary schools. Northbourne CEP School is a founding Academy member of the Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust (DEALT) which is a newly formed MAT of eight local primary schools within Deal and the surrounding villages. This unique and exciting collaboration of local schools work together to ensure the very best outcomes for all pupils and their families within our town.

Our personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application.

Due to the rural location of the school and the availability of public transport it is an advantage to have your own transport.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 621938


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.