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Teaching Assistant - Key Stage 1 - Full-time

Saltwood CEP School, Hythe

  • Ref:KCC886-3350-135S
  • Posted:08/02/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/02/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:29th February 2024


We are seeking a teaching assistant to work in Key Stage 1, but with the confidence and experience to offer support in other year groups as well if required. 

 When shortlisting for these positions we will be looking for evidence that applicants:

  • Can support children's learning in and out of the classroom both individually and in groups.
  • Have a natural ability to make good relationships with children, colleagues and parents.
  • Can lead interventions for individuals and groups with confidence and initiative.
  • Are able to work independently, particularly in the teaching of phonics and maths to small groups of children
  • Are efficient, flexible and reliable.
  • Are able to work as a positive team player with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Have a willingness to support the school's Christian ethos and contribute to the wider life of the school.

Previous successful experience as a teaching assistant would be an advantage. The relevant NVQ2/3 or equivalent is expected and GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above is essential.

The positions will commence as soon as possible after a successful interview. You will be involved in general teaching assistant duties as well as delivering important elements of our Essential Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme.

This is a one year position in the first instance, with the chance of becoming permanent in due course.

Visits to our exciting and friendly school are recommended.  Please contact the office to arrange a tour. 

Information about the school

Saltwood Play and Learning Centre is a registered charity with a team of up to 15 staff operating from the grounds of Saltwood School and offering childcare for nursery and school age children during term time.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303 264899)


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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.