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Teaching Assistant Term Time Only - Maternity Cover - Part-time

Wentworth Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2684-149S
  • Posted:01/03/2024
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:To be confirmed
  • App Close Date:28/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with SEN pupils across the school, on a temporary contract covering maternity leave.  The hours of the post are 26 hours per week,  term time only. The successful candidate will have an understanding and caring attitude and will be committed to the school’s learning and development goals.  They will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills together with effective oral and written communication skills.  We expect all staff to be able to make a positive contribution to all aspects of school life.

This temporary role will be for a period of 6 months with the possiblity of extending the contract to one year. 

Wentworth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.

 We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.  Previous applicants need not apply.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school, therefore, has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.





Information about the school

Wentworth Primary School (Acad) is situated near Dartford Heath and is close to the border with the London Borough of Bexley. The School serves its local community in Dartford and Crayford. It is very popular and is regularly oversubscribed, our current pupil role is over 650 pupils. The School is very well resourced in all areas and benefits from ample grounds including our own playing fields. The atmosphere is happy and supportive with an effective team spirit. The Governors and Senior Management offer guaranteed support and CPD opportunities for professional development. We have an Ofsted grading of Good.

Wentworth Primary School is a Non-Smoking environment

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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.