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Permanent Class Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Paul's Infant School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2474-159S
  • Posted:13/05/2024
  • Pay:KR4 22.5 hours / KR5 5 hours
  • Start Date:1.9.2024
  • App Close Date:10/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19th June 2024


At St. Paul's Infant School, we consider our teaching assistants as superheroes. We are seeking individuals who possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to manage challenges: Adept at handling the various behavioral, emotional, and academic challenges that children may present.
  • Welcome to vulnerable children: Compassionate towards and experienced in working with children who have limited experience of the English school system and are less confident in English communication.
  • Kindness and empathy: Possess a warm smile and a big heart, readily sharing them with children, parents, and staff. Be a listening ear for children, staff, and parents.
  • Resilience: Not fazed by small children's bodily functions and prepared to clean up when necessary.
  • Supportive role: Able to provide support to teachers and help create a safe and nurturing environment for the children.

St. Paul's Infant School has a strong vision where learning is delivered through our values of:

  • Togetherness
  • Keeping safe
  • Resilience
  • Growth and change
  • Respect
  • Aspiration

If you can support us in this mission, we would welcome your application.

Information about the school

The school has a warm and friendly atmosphere which provides a secure learning environment both for children and staff. Children really enjoy coming to the school. The school’s values are strong within school and underpin all that the school does. There is a strong team of dedicated and talented leaders and teachers who, in their own words, said: ‘This is a really happy place, we are a family. We are valued, trusted, and feel we have opportunities to develop our skills and expertise. OFSTED 2020

As the successful candidate, you can expect: • Family feel: A close-knit community that fosters a strong sense of togetherness. • Welcoming environment: A friendly and inclusive atmosphere where staff feel supported and valued. • High team morale: A positive and motivated team committed to delivering high-quality education. • Friendly, happy children: In the company of enthusiastic and engaged learners.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 691385


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.