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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

The Brent Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-263S
  • Posted:18/04/2024
  • Pay: Kent Range 3 - £17,999 (Actual)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:30/04/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:To be Confirmed

Advert

Post Title: Teaching Assistant

School:  The Brent Primary School

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Hours: 33.75 per week, term time only (38 weeks)

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 8.40am - 3.25pm

Grade: Kent Range 3

Salary: £17,999 Actual  (£23,337 FTE)

Position start Date:  September 2024

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date):  30th April 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

Are you passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential in their academic, social, and personal achievements? If so, join us at The Brent Primary School where the development of the whole child is at its heart - we are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work within our inclusive and supportive team.

The Teaching Assistant role will be to work alongside our dedicated staff team to support children within school.  Experience of working as a Teaching Assistant is an advantage, although training will be provided.

Working hours: 33.75 per week, term time only (38 weeks).  Monday to Friday 8.40am - 3.25pm

Please note this advert may close early if a suitable applicant is found.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01322 223943

 

Information about the school

The Brent Primary School

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool, running track and wildlife areas; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

We encourage all our staff to be active in their self-development and training. We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a Growth Mindset school, without limiting pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best they can be personally and professionally.

The Brent Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is situated in Dartford. We are an Outstanding growing 3 Form Entry Primary school that is friendly and welcoming, with supportive staff and children from a variety of backgrounds. We are caring with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school.

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

Cygnus Academies Trust

The Brent Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

We offer:

·Teachers Pension Scheme

· 27 days Annual Leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)

· Employee support services.

· Effective CPD opportunities

· Collaborative working with other schools

· Excellent ICT facilities

· Opportunities for flexible working

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information

  • References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.

  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.

  • Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.

  • Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.

  • The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.

  • The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school 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. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Fordham
  • Address:London Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6BA
  • Telephone: 01322 223 943
  • Email: office@brent.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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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.