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Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Ide Hill CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3318-137S
  • Posted:02/10/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range (pay point subject to experience)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/10/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious Teaching Assistant to join our team of friendly and dedicated staff.

This position will be based in Key Stage 2 and is a term time only position, starting as soon as possible. The hours per week are as follows (although there may be an element of flexibility):

Monday: 08.45 - 15.15pm

Tuesday: 08.45 - 15.15pm

Wednesday 08.45 - 15.15pm

Thursday 08.45 - 15.15pm

Friday 08.45 - 15.15pm

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Support in class under the direction of the teacher.
  • Use skills and knowledge to support the learning styles of children.
  • Follow and adapt lesson plans.
  • Prepare resources and teaching materials
  • Support consistently high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement.
  • Be responsible for leading directed interventions with pupils on a regular basis. 
  • Support specific Special Educational needs. 
  • Supervise the class in the teacher's absence. 
  • Undertake lunchtime and playground supervision duties each day.
  • Effectively and appropriately maintain high standards of behaviour.

We welcome applications from candidates who:

  • Have the passion and motivation to help children succeed.
  • Have a growth mindset and be open to attend further training for this role.
  • Can work closely with the staff as a positive team member.
  • Can demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Have attained GCSE or equivalent Maths and English at a minimum  C grade. 
  • Are able to positively promote the Christian vision and values of the school.

Please note we will be interviewing candidates as we receive applications, so please do apply as soon as possible.

If you would like to find out more, please contact our Bursar, Ms Rachel Harland at; finance@ide-hill.kent.sch.uk

References will be taken prior to interview for shortlisted candidates. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.

Information about the school

We are a friendly Church of England village primary school set in the beautiful countryside of Ide Hill. We are pleased to offer places to children from Reception to Year 6. We are a learning community. We are very proud of the unique combination of spirit, success and setting that makes Ide Hill CE Primary such a special place to learn, grow and achieve.

Our vision - Do all things in Love - is both distinctively Christian and distinctively caring. Surrounded by teachers, volunteers and their families, children develop in confidence, resilience and determination. They learn to question, set themselves challenges and see every mistake as an opportunity to learn.

We have strong links to other local schools within our Sevenoaks schools Partnership, including pre-schools and secondary schools. This level of involvement with our neighbouring schools gives our children a strong start in Reception and helps them to move onto a wide variety of secondary schools, including Kent’s leading grammar and independent schools.

We have a history of academic excellence at Ide Hill and have developed our curriculum to reflect the needs of our children. We have celebrated an International Award from the British Council, Gold School Games Award and Silver Rights Respecting Schools Award in recent years.

For more information please visit our school website: https://idehill.eschools.co.uk/website

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Rachel Harland, Bursar
  • Address:Ide Hill, Sundridge Road, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6JT
  • Telephone: (01732) 750 389
  • Email: office@ide-hill.kent.sch.uk
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.