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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Bapchild & Tonge CEP School and Nursery, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3328-92S
  • Posted:28/09/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Teaching Assistant Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic, empathetic and expereinced Teaching Assistant to work in Year 2. 

This role is a total of 30 hours per week.

Do you have: .

  • Relevant qualifications (eg NVQ L2/3)
  • experience working ideally in a Key Stage 1 Class
  • the skills needed to engage children in effective and enjoy learning
  • the ability to work independently and think on your feet
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • a positive and flexible outlook

If the answer is yes, why not contact the school office for further information.

There will also be a small Cover Supervisor role which covers the Classteacher/s PPA. This is 2.5hrs on Kent Range 5 and part of the 30 hours.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged, please contact the school office to make an appointment with the Assistant Headteacher, Mrs Leyla Gambell or email at leyla.gambell@bapchild.kent.sch.uk 

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 


Information about the school

Bapchild and Tonge CE (Aided) Primary School and Nursery is a one form entry through primary school with 211 pupils currently on roll and a popular Nursery with up to 24 places per session. The School took over the Nursery in January 2021 and has been working hard to invest in new toys, resources and improve the room environment. The school is on the outskirts of Sittingbourne and part of the Rural Swale Collaboration Group (RSCG) of schools. Parents and children describe the school as having a friendly atmosphere and our pupils enjoy coming to school. Our Ofsted inspection (July 2019) said that the school is good and commented that there 'is a strong sense of community which permeates the school, providing care and support for pupils, their families and staff'. SIAMS in February, 2017 graded us as Outstanding overall.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Christian Kelly
  • Address:Bapchild And Tonge CEP School And Nursery, School Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 9NL
  • Telephone: (01795) 424143
  • Email: headteacher@bapchild.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01795 424143


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 Legislation.