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EYFS Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-79S
  • Posted:21/09/2023
  • Pay:VIAT 2 - £17,153 pro rata to £20,648
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/09/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4 October 2023


We are looking to recruit a full-time EYFS Teaching Assistant to join our high-quality experienced EYFS team commencing Term 2 2023.  This is a permanent position, 37hours per week, term time only. 

We are looking for a candidate who has:

  • working knowledge of the Early years Framework.
  • a nurturing attitude and ability to work within a close and supportive team.
  • an inclusive nature and an ability to adapt learning for a wide range of abilities.
  • a passion for reading and a willingness to train in the delivery of the Read Write Inc Phonics programme.
  • a love of creative and outdoor learning.
  • a 'can do' attitude and sense of humour.

We are offering:

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a caring school team who all believe in the importance of EYFS in developing life chances for all children.
  • The opportunity for high quality CPD both within the school and across the Valley Invicta Academy Trust.
  • Fabulous resources and a well organised and rich curriculum.
  • A focus on the well-being of staff and support for one another through a caring culture.

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our children.

For more information about this position, please see the job description and person specification, or contact the school direct on 01732 841695. 

To apply for this position, click the ‘apply now’ button to download a copy of our application form.

Completed applications should be sent to:recruitment@viat.org.uk. Please quote the reference number shown above for this post.

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this post at any time. Candidates will be contacted directly for an invitation to interview.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill is a one-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s modern and spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space with well-equipped sports and play areas.

Kings Hill has a particularly strong creative approach to the curriculum with many opportunities for children to immerse themselves the Arts. The school prides itself on working closely with pupils and parents to encourage every child to love learning and appreciate the opportunities it brings. There is a proactive approach to Personal Development, pupil voice, climate change and working with charities such as UNICEF and Oxfam, as well as a global curriculum and a clear anti-bullying ethos.

The school is pleased to have achieved the Rights Respecting Silver Award, the Gold Green Tree Schools Award and the Gold School Games Mark.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 03033030000 option 5
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.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.