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Teaching Assistant - Full-Time - Fixed Term

St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3716-143S
  • Posted:01/12/2023
  • Pay:KR3- £21,293 (Pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:14th December 2023


We have a vacancy for a full-time teaching assistant in our popular and friendly school to support children of all abilities within the classroom, under the direction of the class teacher. This is a fixed term contract with the possibility of being extended or made permanent. You will have the skills needed to engage individuals and groups of children in effective learning and have an interest in developing children's social skills, showing sensitivity to their individual needs. You will be a highly efficient, flexible and reliable person, able to forge positive relationships with children. You will be energetic, supportive and a positive team player, with a sense of humour and excellent communication skills. A willingness to support the Catholic ethos and to contribute to the wider life of the school is essential.  


Previous experience as a teaching assistant will be needed. You will have a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of St.Teresa's school. In return, we offer a happy and supportive staff team and tailored professional development. We value our committed team, offering strong pastoral support to all. OFSTED has judged St Teresa's to be a good school (Jan 2020). 

Information about the school

St. Teresa's Catholic Primary School is a single form entry school, based in Ashford, Kent. The school is set in beautiful eco-friendly grounds that are used effectively to support learning.

OFSTED and our Denominational Inspections (2020) both state that St. Teresa's is a good school.

We are proud to be part of a thriving community, that is well supported by our parents and families and the local parish church. Our children are regularly involved in church life.

As part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership, we are lucky to be able to share best practice with our academy partners. This ensures wonderful support, development and a wide range of opportunities for both children and staff.

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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.