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Teaching Assistant (Early Years or Key Stage 1) - Term Time

Greenfields Community Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3898-144S
  • Posted:28/11/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Monday 11th December


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated colleague to join the Greenfields' team as a Teaching Assistant with preferably a Level 3 qualification in childcare or equivalent. This is a permanent position starting in Janaury 2024 for 32.5 hours a week, term time only.  This role will be in EY or KS1 depending on the skill set of the successful candidate. 

You will need to be able to work effectively with all members of school staff and children.

Teaching Assistants at Greenfields receive personalised training to help support their development, which we would happily discuss at interview. Please see our attached document for TA development routes. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Information about the school

Greenfields is an oversubscribed one and a half form entry Community Primary School with 3 nursery classes. The school is situated in South Maidstone on a large site with amazing facilities.

We have designed our own curriculum to meet the needs of our children. This includes dedicated enrichment funding and use of the school’s minibuses to bring our curriculum to life e.g. regular trips to London, Harry Potter Studios, chances to explore all areas of Kent and much more!

We have become well known for our dedication to PE and school sport and are proud to have set up sporting opportunities for children across Maidstone. This has been recognised by us receiving the Platinum Sports Award.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and staff and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and online check. Please see the attached Safeguarding policy for our approach and expectation of all staff.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 759042


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.