Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

St. Edmund's Church of England Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3298-99S
  • Posted:23/05/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to recruit an experienced teaching assistant who is flexible and happy to work across KS1/2 where necessary.

The position is a full-time, permanent role within the school; working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm.

The role will consist of supporting the teachers in delivering lessons, intervention groups, working with children 1:1 or in small groups, administrative jobs, preparing work for displays and preparing materials in addition to supervising at lunchtime. It is essential that you have some experience of working with children, in a supporting role, with experience of working with SEND pupils desirable. You will need a calm and patient demeanour and the ability to be flexible in your role. 

Please note that this vacancy may close earlier than advertised if a suitable candidate is appointed.

St. Edmund's CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.

Visits to the school for cake and coffee are very welcome. Please contact the school to arrange a visit.

Information about the school

We are a semi-rural school with well resourced and spacious buildings and grounds, situated close to Brands Hatch. Our children are polite, enthusiastic and well motivated and our staff team is supportive and friendly. Teachers have high expectations and are dedicated to maintaining our high standards.

St. Edmund's Church of England Primary School is at the heart of the village community and plays an important part in community life. There are very strong links with St Edmund's Church.

We were graded as Good in every category in our most recent OFSTED inspection and our SIAMS Church inspection.

We are part of The Compass Federation; three schools linked together including St. Paul's Church of England Primary School, Swanley Village and Dunton Green Primary School, Sevenoaks and enjoy a positive relationship with them.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. St. Edmund's Church of England Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 853114

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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.