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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Platt CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3325-120S
  • Posted:26/03/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:24/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:30th April 2024


We are looking for a caring, motivated and dedicated individual to join our school family, working as a Teaching Assistant, initially in our Early Years/Reception class. However, the successful candidate should be prepared to work across the school in any year group.

We welcome applications from individuals who have knowledge of how to support teaching and learning and the ability to inspire and support children. The role will involve supporting children with their learning, individually or in groups, as well as leading specialist interventions. There may also be opportunities to cover classes on an ad hoc basis.  The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in breaktime and lunchtime activities and supervision.

We can offer you:

  • well-behaved children who are eager to learn
  • an amazing environment - large, bright and airy classrooms with the latest technology
  • great outdoor space including a large field and dedicated forest school area
  • supportive, friendly and dedicated colleagues who work well together as a team
  • opportunities for professional development
  • supportive parents and governors
  • a commitment to supporting staff wellbeing 

We are looking for:

  • a special person to come and join us to support a class of keen learners 
  • a positive, proactive and enthusiastic person
  • someone who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • someone with high expectations and belief that all children can achieve

Please send in your application as soon as possible and outline any experiences of working with children and any interventions you may have led. Applications will be reviewed as soon as we receive them even if this is prior to the application close date.

Information about the school

We are a small, one form entry community church of England school made up of 180 kind, motivated and excited learners. Our vision is based on the parable of the mustard seed in that we aim for all children to grow, flourish and be responsible and reflective individuals. The staff at our school are valued and are expected to embrace our Christian vision and the values of Care – Learn – Forgive. Our children are confident and proud of their school and belonging to it. We believe education should not only equip children academically and emotionally but provide memories and shape our children to 'live life in all its fullness' (John 10:10).

We moved into our beautiful new school building in September 2021 and you will be part of growing our site and our learning community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and to this end all staff are subject to DBS checks.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:School Office
  • Address:Platinum Way, St Mary's Platt, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8FH
  • Telephone: (01732) 882596
  • Email: Office@platt.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.