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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

St Peter's CEP School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3150-95S
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:15th April 2024
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:13th March


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, supportive and forward looking school. The successful candidate will be required, under the direction of the class teacher, to support in Year 1. This is a small class with only 12 children, however there is a child who requires a high level of support.

Applicants should hold at least a relevant NVQ2/OCR or equivalent. Previous Teaching Assistant experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.  A first aid certificate would be an advantage along with experience of delivering Read, Write, Inc.

The weekly hours, for this position are 8.30am - 3.15pm Monday - Friday.

If you are creative, have excellent communication skills, are a team player, possess a sense of humour and feel that you have what it takes to make a difference to the lives of our children, we would like to hear from you.

Applicants are encouraged and warmly welcomed to speak to the headteacher prior to application. To make an appointment please contact the school office on 01303 255400 or email: headteacher@st-peters-folkestone.kent.sch.uk

For further details please contact the Headteacher, Mrs Toni Browne.

The Governors and staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment health check and an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure.  An online search will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.


Information about the school

St Peter's Church of England Primary school is a small, family school with around 105 pupils. We are located in the East End of Folkestone overlooking the harbour and on the same site as St Peter's Church. Our Christian ethos is based on the Gospel Values. We provide a warm, friendly, supportive atmosphere where we all work together to ensure every child flourishes and achieves their full potential. We always look for staff who will bring their passion for education and humour to join our dynamic and extremely hardworking team. St Peter's was last inspected in June 2019 and was judged to be Good. Our SIAMS inspection carried out in July 2018 judged the school as Outstanding. We currently operate 5 classes:- Year R, 1, 2, Year 3/4 and Year 5/6. Please see our website for more information.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303249117


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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.