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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Ospringe CEP School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-3108-82S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:28/02/2024


Ospringe CE Primary School is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant to work at our successful school.  Dependent on the skills and experience of the successful candidate, the post will either be providing whole class support or providing 1 to 1 support within the classroom. 

At Ospringe CE Primary School individuals are valued and helped to achieve their personal best.  Children are supported in becoming confident and independent young people, who thrive on challenge, and are motivated to learn within a nurturing, supportive and friendly environment.

The post is a part-time appointment (term-time only) 30.83 hours per week, 8.40am until 3.20pm, Monday to Friday and includes lunchtime cover.  The post will be paid on KR3 pro rata. 

The selection process will determine the candidate’s capability and suitability for the post. Personal visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be booked by contacting the school office on 01795 532004 or office@ospringe.org.

The closing date has been set as 23rd February 2024, however we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if the right candidate is found.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th February 2024.

Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Ospringe CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults in our school to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Ospringe is a Church of England Primary School with a strong and caring ethos. We are oversubscribed and have 210 pupils on roll taught in 7 classes within our spacious school site on the outskirts of Faversham.
Our Ospringe school family’s Christian ethos: nurture- grow- succeed; is underpinned by Jesus’ mustard seed parable- from the smallest seeds grow the greatest shrubs (Mt13v31-32). Valuing our diverse community, together we embody our vision, “With God’s guidance; sowing the seeds of success; nurturing and inspiring pupils and adults to flourish.” Our children are happy, keen to learn and well behaved. We work hard to encourage each child to reach their full potential and are proud of the support and care given by our staff to all pupils. As Ofsted noted when we were inspected in June 2023: "Leaders and staff know the pupils well. Consideration is given to every pupil’s social, emotional and learning needs, and support is provided whenever required. Consequently, pupils benefit consistently from the rich curriculum on offer."

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs A Ralph
  • Address:Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8TX
  • Telephone: (01795) 532004
  • Email: office@ospringe.org

Fax: 01795 535744


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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.