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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Hartley Primary Academy, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-2511-149S
  • Posted:31/08/2023
  • Pay:Actual salary £14,662 per annum
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:16/10/2023 at 22:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Hartley Primary Academy is a two form entry school with 14 classes in total. Our school has beautiful, extensive grounds and a range of teaching and learning facilities. We are fortunate to have a friendly and hardworking staff, both teaching and non-teaching and we have a very talented and multi-skilled team of Teaching Assistants who are led and managed by an excellent SENCO.​​​​​​​

We are seeking to appoint a confident and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our thriving academy and support a Year 4 class as well as provide occasional cover​​​​​​​. This is an ideal role for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children particularly with learning difficulties. Our children come from a range of backgrounds and cultures and their needs are diverse. Behaviour for learning is outstanding, resulting in a positive and fulfilling work experience.

​​​​​​​The actual salary offered is £14,662 per annum (£22,714 full-time equivalent) based on Term Time only, 28.5 hours per week. ​​​​​​

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be aware of and support school policies and procedures. 
  • Work, or play, with individuals, or small groups of children, to assist in the delivery of the planned curriculum, as directed by the Class Teacher. 
  • Set up group activities under the guidance of the Class Teacher / Subject Leaders. Work with children on practical activities, giving assistance and encouragement. 
  • Read to, and with, small groups of children, on curriculum activities. 
  • Assist in the planning, creation and mounting of displays of the children’s work. 
  • Provide support and assistance for children’s pastoral needs (e.g. promoting self-esteem, and overall well-being of the child 
  • Have a willingness to provide cover duties for some lessons, when required. 
  • Be prepared to work across all age ranges within the Primary School. 

Information about the school

Hartley Primary Academy is a happy, thriving and “OUTSTANDING” (Ofsted rated) primary school based in Kent. We inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. Our School vision is for ‘Happy Positive Achievers, creating a better world together’ and we want to be able to provide all the support our children need to achieve this both emotionally and academically. We have an amazing team of teachers and teaching assistants and we have recently been accredited as an IB World School , giving us scope to teach in a creative way. We also have extensive grounds and wooded areas that are used for teaching, with every class having some Outdoor Learning each week.

Our aim is to create a positive, stimulating and happy learning environment with spacious buildings and grounds, enabling children to succeed and realise their full potential. We promote their academic, spiritual, moral, cultural and physical development to prepare them for future opportunities, responsibilities and experiences.

We are committed to providing all children with the same opportunities, regardless of gender, race, creed or culture. We are wholly committed to creating a learning environment which is safe and secure, stimulating and exciting, in order that our children come to school with a feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm.

At Hartley Primary Academy, we aim for those within our school community to be:

  • Happy: we will be safe, inspired and empowered to be the best that we can be.
  • Positive: we will work together collaboratively, supporting each other with well-being, self belief and self motivation.
  • Achievers: we will have high aspirations of everyone and work to achieve our goals.

At Hartley Primary Academy, we strive for all of our community to be:

  • Balanced
  • Caring
  • Communicators
  • Inquirers
  • Reflective
  • Knowledgeable
  • Open-minded
  • Principled
  • Risk-takers
  • Thinkers

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 708 072

Documents

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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.