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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Minster CEP School, Minster-In-Thanet

  • Ref:KCC886-3182-105S
  • Posted:26/09/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13th October 2023


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a TA position in our popular village school!!

  • Full time (30hrs)
  • Temporary 1-year contract with an aim to make permanent in the future - funding/budget dependent
  • Lunchtime Playleader role combined
  • Experience in EYFS, KS1 &/or 2 desirable


We require a TA to join our growing team. The role will comprise of in-class support, group intervention and a Playleader role at lunchtime. Duties may also require specific support for individual children who have high needs funding.

In addition, you will be:

•A member of a team led by a Lead TA

•Working within a Key Stage under the direction of the Class Teachers, SENCo and the KS Leader 

• Leading class support and/or individual or small group work in order for the children to make good progress in their learning

•Undertaking a Playleader role daily, under the direction of the Pastoral Team - actively leading play, encouraging good interactions between children and ensuring children have a fun break from their learning!

•Required to supervise a class for short periods to cover a Class Teacher

•Required to work a 30 hour week

Job requirements:

•A hardworking and dedicated professional to maximise children’s learning

•A person who is flexible and can use their own initiative

•Ability to work within a team

•Good communication skills

•High standards and expectations

•Good behaviour management skills

•A knowledge of the National Curriculum and assessment

•Experience in planning, monitoring, assessment of provision would be an advantage

•A happy (and smiley) person with a good sense of humour!

A TA qualification or equivalent and previous experience are preferable but not essential.

As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.

Information about the school

Minster Church of England Primary School is a large, two-form entry school, set in the centre of our village community. We are partners in the Federation of Minster and Monkton Church of England Primary Schools.

Our children are at the heart of everything we do and we are constantly striving to provide the very best opportunities for every child so that they flourish and reach their full potential.

Our Christian Foundations underpin our whole philosophy on education. They deliver the necessary skills and attributes to ensure that our children are educated in line with our school motto - "Nurturing Foundations; Flourishing with God".

The Federation's Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and any post will be subject to enhanced disclosure procedures.

Please visit our school website or find us on Facebook, to get a real window into our amazing school!

Viewings of the school are also available by emailing the Business Manager - finance@minster-ramsgate.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information


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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.