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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-3752-82S
  • Posted:29/01/2024
  • Pay:NJC D2 4-11 £23,114- £25,979 per annum PRO RATA
  • Start Date:Term 4, 19 February
  • App Close Date:27/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA



  • Working Pattern: Term Time only (39 weeks -including INSET days)
  • Hours:  31 1/4 hours per week - (8.45am-3.30pm term time only
  • Salary: NJC D2 (4-11) £23,114 - £25,979 pro rata
  • Contract: Permanent part/time
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Augustine of Canterbury School, Deanwood Drive, Rainham, ME8 9NP
  • Contact: 01634 371892  email: office@staugustine.medway.sch.uk

“I called you by your name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43

We are looking for a kind and patient Teaching Assistant with plenty of enthusiasm and a commitment to providing high quality care and education for children.

The successful candidate will work alongside class teachers to enhance teaching and learning in Key stages 1 and 2.  You will be required to assist with lunchtime duties.

High standards of literacy (including phonics) and numeracy together with the ability to work as part of a team are essential. The successful applicant will be educated to NVQ Level 2 or above.

The strong Catholic ethos of the school is evident and prospective candidates would be expected to support and promote this.

We can offer:

An opportunity to join a welcoming and friendly school team

A highly supportive leadership team

A committed and dedicated governing body

Wonderful children and supportive parents



This school is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS Check and two references will be required before any offer of employment.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the School/Academy reserves the right to research shortlisted candidates on social media and the internet as part of our due diligence. The recruitment panel may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process. Any information will be treated as confidential and will only be used in relation for the post for which you have applied for.


Please use the application provided and return it directly to the school by email or post.

Information about the school

St Augustine of Canterbury is a one form entry Catholic Primary School in Gillingham, Kent. We are a consistently good school (OFSTED February 2024, Denominational Inspection November 2019).

We are fortunate to be situated in extensive grounds with a thriving ECO garden and Holy garden. We are a friendly and hardworking team of committed staff, governors and parents to ensure the best possible primary school experience for our wonderful children.

Our school mission is at the heart of everything we do, ‘I have called you by your name, you are mine’ Isaiah 43. Our curriculum develops our children’s curiosity for learning; preparing them as citizens within our ever-changing world. Through creating RICH (Resourceful, Independent, Creative and Happy) learners we are encouraging our children to be collaborators, innovators, leaders and above all kind and loving children of God.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 371892


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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 Education.