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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-240-S
  • Posted:21/03/2024
  • Pay:PFT B1, £24.404 (£18.276 pro rata)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:22/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 29th April 2024

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed Teaching Assistant to join our growing school community. If you can make a difference in children's education, can nurture children’s dreams and talents today, and empower them to reach their potential tomorrow, then Springhead Park Primary could be the school for you. 

It is essential that the successful candidate is able to build strong relationships with the children in order to develop their learning and also work closely with the class teacher to establish and maintain daily routines and foster a positive classroom climate. 

Springhead Park Primary School is an inclusive school, the successful candidate will provide support for children to overcome a range of barriers to learning, this includes children with special educational needs. 

We offer a holistic approach to primary education. Springhead Park Primary School is an empowering place of learning where children are taught to the highest of academic standards. We will achieve this through a wide breadth and richness of our everyday curriculum, ensuring that every child has an entitlement to the whole curriculum in order to find their individual talents and passions. 

Springhead Park can offer you the chance to contribute to establishing this holistic, creative, and outward facing culture from the very beginning of the journey. 

For further information about the school, please visit our website: https://springhead-park-primary-school.secure-primarysite.net/welcome/ 

We work with The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley. This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence. In return, as a member of the Primary First Trust, we offer bespoke training opportunities to support professional development, at all levels. 

To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, office@springhead.kent.sch.uk by noon, Monday 22nd April 2024. We may choose to interview and appoint before the closing date. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Mr Wayne Clayton, Head Teacher at Springhead Park Primary School, Springhead Parkway, Northfleet, DA11 8BY. 

The Primary First Trust and Springhead Park Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The Primary First Trust and Springhead Park Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. 

References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.

Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.