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Teaching Assistant & After School Club Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

St Peter's Infant School, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2665-16S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay:D2 4-11
  • Start Date:1/9/2023
  • App Close Date:22/06/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:28/06/2023



Job Status: Term Time Only, 43.6 weeks per year

Hours: 27.5 hours per week for TA (8:30am-3:10pm) / 4.17 hours per week for After School Club (3:10-4:00pm)

Interviews: Wednesday 28th June 2023

Position Start Date: Friday 1st September 2023  


St. Peters are looking for a full-time TA of 27.5 hours per week who will be supporting in class. Ideally, this person will also cover daily After School Clubs until 4pm for 4.17 hours per week. The successful applicant will have good interpersonal skills, positive behaviour management strategies and the ability to show initiative and be prepared to work in Key Stage One and / or Foundation Stage. Proven experience of working with children at Infant level is desirable.


Are you:

  • able to work in a Foundation Stage or Key Stage One class with relevant experience of these age groups;
  • able to support children in their learning and with their individual needs;
  • able to motivate and inspire children of all abilities;
  • well organised, efficient and with good behaviour management;
  • caring with a good sense of humour;
  • able to work collaboratively with staff, parents, governors and the wider community?


In return we can offer you:

  • a welcoming, friendly and supportive school team, governing body and parents in a unique small school environment;
  • enthusiastic, motivated children who are eager to learn;
  • our commitment to on-going professional development.


Please read the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for more details.


We would welcome and encourage a visit to our school. Please contact Miss Wildish / Miss Arnold to make an appointment (see below for details).


Equal Opportunities & Safeguarding

This school is committed to providing equality of opportunity and recruiting with care, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS Check will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

 More information

For more information about this post, please contact Miss Wildish / Miss Arnold by telephone 01634 843590 or email office@stpeters.medway.sch.uk


Information about the school

St Peters is a small infant school with a maximum of 120 children, situated in the heart of Rochester. Having had a school on the site for 120 years, it is well established within the local community, amongst whom it is held in high regard.

Our small and unique size is our strength. We have a nurturing ethos with a focus upon developing the whole child to enable them to reach their full potential. We establish strong relationships with both our children and their families during their time with us, recognising that we are working in partnership with our parents.

We aim to provide all of our children with meaningful experiences, lasting memories and a secure and holistic foundation to their learning journey.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 819 878


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.