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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Charing CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3343-97S
  • Posted:25/09/2023
  • Pay:£22,278.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:30th October 2023
  • App Close Date:03/10/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Friday 6th October 2023


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to join our friendly and welcoming team at Charing CE Primary School.  

The position involves working in partnership with our class teachers and SENCO with an aim to achieve the best outcomes for a pupil in Year 1. You need to understand how to motivate and encourage pupils to make progress and have the ability to differentiate and adapt learning programmes to suit varying needs.  Experience and knowledge of strategies to support pupils and experience of teaching maths, phonics and Read Write Inc would be desirable.

The successful candidate will support our Christian values and ethos.

This is a temporary term-time only position for 17.5 hours/week (9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Monday - Friday)  linked to High Needs Funding.

Charing CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

We encourage early applications and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

If you require any further information please telephone or email the school: 01233 712277 (office@charing.kent.sch.uk). Applications should be submitted using the Kent-Teach website as no CV only applications will be accepted.

Information about the school

Charing CE Primary School is a happy, secure, Christian environment situated in the beautiful village of Charing on the A20 between Maidstone and Ashford. The school has approximately 110 pupils ranging in ages from 4-11 years. The school has strong links with the church and the community of Charing, with excellent pastoral care, and is committed to raising standards ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. It was graded a good SIAMS in November 2017 and a Good Ofsted in October 2021. We are a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

Charing CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, online recruitment checks and overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Thomas Bird (Headteacher)
  • Address:School Road, Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0JN
  • Telephone: (01233) 712277
  • Email: office@charing.kent.sch.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 Legislation.