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Support Staff - Term Time

Loose Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2044-270S
  • Posted:23/02/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 - £21,293 FTE, paid pro rata
  • Start Date:Term 4 once recruitment checks completed
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11th March


We are looking for enthusiastic and creative people to join our school.  We wish to appoint a number of support staff to join our staff team.  There are a number of roles available with varying hours and these can be discussed at interview. This role will cover many class based tasks, as well as working with individual and groups of children, and providing some lunchtime support.  These positions may be on a permanent, fixed term or temporary basis.

We are looking for candidates with commitment, energy and drive to join our team and work closely with staff to provide positive learning experiences for all our pupils. This post would suit those with previous TA experience or we can provide training.

We expect the successful candidates to:

• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.

• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children;

• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.

• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.

• Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.

• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.

• Work well as part of a team;

• Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom.

In return you will receive:

  • Access to Benenden Healthcare
  • Excellent professional development
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues
  • A supportive and challenging environment
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school
  • Supportive parents

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applications made are subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received, and interviews  may be offered prior to the advertised date.

Information about the school

Loose Primary School is a large, oversubscribed 3-form entry school set within an amazing community and beautiful surroundings. The school has created an ambitious vision to provide children with a world-class education. Children are motivated and willing to learn and flourish when provided with exciting learning opportunities, the chance to take risks and bring their imaginations to life. Our school facilities support these opportunities; we have our own swimming pool, superb art, computing and PE resources as well as vast grounds that can be endlessly explored

Our staff team are highly motivating and work together to develop themselves and one another. Children are at the heart of everything we do and the professional development we offer ensures that staff continually improve for the benefit of the children.

Loose is part of the Coppice Primary Partnership incorporating; Loose Primary School, Coxheath Primary School and St Katherine's School and Nursery. This partnership proves invaluable in providing many exciting career opportunities for staff to explore as well as providing excellent staff support and development. Please feel free to discuss this further with us.

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Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Samantha Hilder
  • Address:Loose Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9UW
  • Telephone: (01622) 743549
  • Email: hr@coppicepp.org

Fax: 01622 746214


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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.