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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Monkton CEP School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3183-38S
  • Posted:22/11/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:2.1.24
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:13/12/23


We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, well-organised Teaching Assistant to join our successful, small school. Our most recent Good Ofsted took place in September 2018. Monkton CEP School is a partner in the Federation of Minster and Monkton Church of England Primary Schools.

This is a temporary, term time only post for 32 and a half hours per week. It will comprise of 27 and a half hours as a Teaching Assistant and 5 hours a week as a Mid Day Meals Supervisor. This post will initially run until 19 July 2024, as it is linked to specific funding (High Needs Funding). Funding is reviewed on a yearly basis.

The successful candidate will start Tuesday 2nd January 2024 following a successful interview and Safeguarding checks.

The successful candidate will:

 Ideally be an experienced Teaching Assistant with a proven track record, who has recent experience of a sustained and successful placement in the classroom, however training will be provided for the relevant parts of the role

Be committed to team working and leading by example

Be able to demonstrate the ability to follow the teacher’s plans, to aid the children in completing tasks and raise their attainment

Be able to feedback to the teacher the children’s achievements and challenges.

Be able to complete informal assessments and observations during lesson time and group activities

Be able to engage, motivate and support pupils, with flair, sensitivity and with consistently high expectations

Be able to demonstrate positive behaviour management strategies


Candidate will need a good standard of English and Maths ability (GCSE Grade C or above is desirable), in order to support the learning of our children.

We have:

• Enthusiastic, engaging children • A supportive school community with excellent facilities • A commitment to ensure all staff and pupils succeed • Excellent continuing professional development opportunities • A dedicated, happy team who will warmly welcome you

If you are successful in gaining an interview, you will be asked to join the class for part of a lesson where you will be directed by the class teacher, as well as taking part in a formal interview.

Information about the school

Monkton CEP School is a small and friendly Church of England school with a strong Christian ethos, we have 100 children on roll. The school is set in a fantastic countryside location, on the fringe of Thanet and has a terrific school site.

Our motto is Compassion, Courage, Justice - Jesus said, 'Go and do the same.' With a warm, supportive atmosphere we, including supportive parents and carers, all work together to ensure every child achieves their full potential. We are looking for someone who will bring their passion for learning to join our dynamic and extremely hardworking team.

We have a dedicated, supportive and friendly staff who aim to ensure that every child at our school feels safe and secure, developing their potential to the full. We promote the Christian vision and foundations of our school.

We work closely alongside other local schools and we are part of the Minster and Monkton Church of England Primary Schools Federation. This allows for great CPD and shared good practice.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Helen Ling
  • Address:Monkton Street, Monkton, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 4JQ
  • Telephone: (01843) 821394
  • Email: office@monkton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01843) 821394


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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.