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Teaching Assistant - 32.5 Hrs (FTC to Be Reviewed Jul 24) - Term Time

East Farleigh Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2163-92S
  • Posted:30/11/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:08/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:12 Dec 23


East Farleigh has an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team.   The role would be a Fixed Term Contact (FTC) to be reviewed July 2024.

We are looking for someone with good subject knowledge in reading, writing and maths (preferably with GCSE grade C / equivalent or above in English and Maths). 

Your ability to build relationships, have a positive outlook and possess a willingness to be reflective and try different approaches is essential. You do not need to have previous experience of working with children but should be able to demonstrate excellent organisation, strong communication skills and show initiative when working with different adults and children. 

You must be able to work well as part of a team, and show a genuine commitmeent to supporting and empowering children to develop the resilience and moral character to overcome challenges and succeed

In return we can offer you polite and friendly children, a supportive and friendly team to work with, and a commitment to developing your own professional ambitions. Come and join us as we work together to realise the aspirations of our school vision.

This position is for 32.5 hours per week (8.30am-3.30pm), term time only.   

We strongly encourage visits to the school prior to submitting an application.

East Farleigh Primary School is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children. Any successful candidates will be dedicated to inclusive principles and be wholly committed to safeguarding children.


Information about the school

Engage. Excite. Empower.

East Farleigh is a small, single form entry village primary school set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside. Our school offers a welcoming, caring and inclusive place of learning where children feel happy, safe and secure; this allows them to thrive in everything they do.

Our Vision:

  • We will deliver a creative curriculum which instils the value of knowledge and skills, inspiring a love of learning.

  • We will ensure leaders drive continuous improvement through effective decision-making based on current research and best practice.

  • We will maximise opportunities to work with local, National and global partners to equip our children to be confident and courageous citizens

  • We will provide a safe, inclusive environment that fosters openness and independence, celebrating diversity and promoting equality.

  • We will optimise opportunities for all students to exceed expectations and reach their full potential, preparing them for their next stage of learning

  • We will expect all members of our school community to respect each other and their environment, consistently upholding the highest standards of behaviour and self-discipline.

At East Farleigh Primary we recognise the diversity of talents that our students have, and help them to reach their full potential by supporting them in as many ways as possible.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 729850


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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.