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Teaching Partner (Fixed Term Until July 2025) - Fixed Term

Temple Grove Academy, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2018-223S
  • Posted:13/03/2024
  • Pay:KR4 (pro-rata)
  • Start Date:15th April 2024
  • App Close Date:22/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a highly motivated teaching partner to join our team at Temple Grove Academy.

Full-time, term time only (39 weeks), for a fixed term until 31 July 2025.

The main focus of the role is to provide support to pupils. Your responsibilities may include supporting children in achieving the lesson objective, leading 1:1 and group intervention programmes, feeding back to the class teacher, maintaining records of progress and behaviour, working with children to support any social, emotional, behavioural, personal care or medical needs and liaising with parents and external professionals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Be able to model excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the children
  • Be committed to raising standards.
  • Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community

Pay rate is KR4 (pro-rata) however this may include an additional SEND allowance for the right candidate.

Temple Grove can offer:

  • A commitment to CPD for all
  • Supportive staff and governors
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children
  • A real opportunity to make a difference

Information about the school

Temple Grove Academy is a one-form entry primary school located in Tunbridge Wells (near High Brooms train station). It has been managed by the Temple Grove Academy Trust since 2011 and has since achieved a Good rating from Ofsted in September 2019. In all five areas of judgment:

• Leaders are ambitious for their pupils. They work hard to provide a broad and engaging curriculum for everyone. • Teachers have high expectations and pupils value the interesting work they are given. • Leaders are determined that all children will learn to read at an early age • Through a rich curriculum, leaders aim for all pupils to be able to learn to manage their lives both now and in the future • There are well-planned opportunities for pupils to learn to keep themselves safe, including when online.

TGA’s school sits on 4 acres of land in the Sherwood Park area of Tunbridge Wells. The school has already heavily invested in its Forest School endeavour through the following infrastructure:

• Firepit • Canopy • Mud kitchen • Bespoke outdoor classroom

TGA aims to, over time, further improve its facilities in order to become a local Forest School leader and offer not only year-round weekly sessions but also holiday camps and term time sessions to other local primary schools.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mel Coleman
  • Address:Friars Way, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3UA
  • Telephone: (01892) 520562
  • Email: hr@templegroveacademy.com


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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.