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EYFS Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Finberry Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2061-180S
  • Posted:01/03/2024
  • Pay:KR3 (£21,293 FTE)
  • Start Date:TBC subject to DBS and references
  • App Close Date:15/03/2024 at 00:15
  • Interviews:TBA


Finberry Primary School are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking EYFS Teaching Assistants to support children in class alongside the Teacher

This is a great opportunity to join the fantastic team at Finberry and make a real difference to the children. 

We are looking for teaching assistants who:

  • Recognise that our current education system needs to radically change to better prepare our young people for the 21st century
  • Are able to take advantage of the latest technology to support modern, 21st century learning
  • Want to develop their own practice to meet the needs of an evolving school system
  • Want to develop children as life-long, curious learners
  • Want to build strong relationships with children that facilitate their learning
  • Want to teach in enabling environments that promote flexibility, collaboration and independence

We are looking for someone who can bring motivation, energy and excellent communication skills to the role.  You will play a vital role in supporting our children with their educational, physical, emotional and social development, and play an active role alongside the teacher and SENCO in shaping and supporting the learning of the children.

This role is:

  • Term time only working
  • 33.75 hrs per week

    Please note: 30 hours are a standard, permanent role.  These hours will reduce should you move to another year group as directed by the Headteacher.

  • Monday to Friday - 8:15am- 3:45pm
  • Paid at pro rata'd KR3 - approximately £16,569 gross (43 paid weeks includes 5 weeks holiday pay)

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

For more information about Finberry Primary School please visit the website and facebook page:

Finberry Primary School

Finberry facebook page


Information about the school

Information about the school

Location: Ashford, Kent, UK - Finberry Primary School is a growing primary school - A large, purpose-built site in Finberry Village, the school has an on-site nursery for 2,3 and 4 year olds and also hosts a Specialist Resource Provision dedicated for children with a primary need type of Autism. We would encourage any applicant to visit the school for a tour.

About Us: At The Stour Academy Trust, we believe in unlocking the full potential of every student. Our commitment to excellence in education is reflected in our diverse family of schools, where innovation, collaboration and student success are at the heart of everything we do. Our pedagogical model combined with the intentional deployment of technology helps us deliver personalised learning in an enabling environment. Technology accelerates our progress rather than drives our vision. For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.finberry.kent.sch.uk For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.uk

Job Contact Information

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.