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Pre-School Teaching Assistant - Term Time

St Andrew's School , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-6002-91S
  • Posted:22/02/2024
  • Pay:FTE 22,660 / ACT £17,913
  • Start Date:17th April 2024
  • App Close Date:29/02/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Monday 4th March


St. Andrew’s School has the following vacancy to start on 17th April 2024


Full-Time Pre-School EYFS Teaching Assistant (35 hours per week – term time only)

Closing Date: midnight Thursday 29th February 2024

Interviews will take place on Monday 4th March 2024

Actual Salary (working term time only) £17,913, FTE £22,660

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and talented Teaching Assistant to work in a very successful and high achieving school, graded ‘Excellent’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.  Relevant qualifications (ideally Level 3) and previous experience in a Primary School or Pre-School setting is essential.

If you are passionate about teaching and learning and would like to join a friendly team who are dedicated to providing a stimulating environment in which children can learn, then this could be a position for you.

We are looking for someone who will:-

  • Be positive and adaptable
  • Be creative, dedicated, enthusiastic and inspirational
  • Work under the direction and guidance of class teachers
  • Be a team player within a happy, hard-working staff team
  • Be committed to providing high quality learning and experiences for all children.
  • Be willing to take on some extra-curricular responsibilities (Before and After School Clubs and Holiday Club are paid in addition)


We can offer:-

  • A unique Pre-School environment, with themed rooms and three outdoor areas
  • Pupils who are polite, confident and keen to do their best
  • Small class sizes
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • Exceptional support from the SLT and colleagues
  • Supportive parents and staff who want the best for our children
  • Free lunches
  • Discounted Pre-School/Main School fees for your own child/ren

This is a permanent role, working 35 hours per week, term time only (36 weeks a year).

Before/Afterschool clubs and Holiday Club are paid in addition.

To apply please follow the link below

 Pre-School EYFS Teaching Assistant in South East - Education Development Trust

St. Andrew’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check)

Information about the school

St Andrew’s School is a highly successful and well respected co-educational independent primary school set in a conservation area of historic Rochester. Our bright, happy and enthusiastic pupils thrive in our smaller class sizes and benefit from specialist teaching in some subjects.

St. Andrew's achieves consistently good academic results where pupils are prepared for the 11+ examinations and the majority move on to the School of their choice. The School has a very happy atmosphere that can be attributed to the sensitive way in which the staff teach and care for the children. The enthusiasm for the children to be successful creates a stimulating environment that is conducive to learning. The School is proud of its teaching and learning with an emphasis on class teaching with appropriate differentiation. The discipline in the School is based on mutual respect amongst pupils, peers and teachers. The children have clearly defined parameters of behaviour and are taught to show respect to all with whom they come in contact.

The 340 pupil school caters for 3 to 11 year olds and is owned and managed by Education Development Trust, a leading independent provider of education and training services in the UK and overseas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 840789


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.