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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

We are hugely proud of our school set in the beautiful village of Charing in Kent. Our school has a wonderful family feel. We know our children and families well, offer supportive relationships as well as nurturing and developing young learners to be confident and believe in themselves.

Charing has a well-established Christian ethos and our whole school community is committed to developing values which will enable pupils to become curious, passionate, life long learners. This extends to the support we offer our staffing team to ensure everyone is able to work in happy, safe and supportive surroundings.

We work with our extended community to build links with the village and maximise opportunities for children to experience culture, nature and the world around them.

We are a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

Charing Church of England 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.

Every member of our extended school community is valued as an individual and we would warmly welcome you to visit our school, meet the team and see for yourself what makes us special. Charing CEP School is a great place to work!

Please be aware that references will be taken up prior to short listing. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

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


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 Education.