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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Morehall Primary, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2087-90S
  • Posted:07/06/2024
  • Pay:AR04+ £22,373 (£16,903 pro rata)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:21/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistant to join our team at Morehall
Primary. We are looking for a candidate who is dedicated, patient and caring, to help our wonderful
children enjoy, learn and achieve success.

Are you...

● Dedicated?
● Enthusiastic?
● A team player?

 In return, we can offer...

● Fabulous children, who love to learn
● Ongoing professional development
● A school which puts the wellbeing of the staff and pupils first

The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with children and helping them to
become the best that they can be, both in their academic and personal development.

At Morehall Primary, we can also offer you a step to becoming a trainee teacher, if that is something
you are interested in; as part of Turner Schools, we invest in the ambitions and career development
of all of our staff.

We encourage you to come and visit Morehall Primary and ask that you please state your experience
and strengths on your application form.

We look forward to reading your application - please do not hesitate to contact us at Morehall if you
have any questions.

We reserve the right to withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is found before the close date.

32.5 hours a week

Term time plus INSET days

Fixed Term Contract until 31/08/2025

Information about the school

At Morehall Primary we are committed to being a force for good in the Cheriton community around us, by ensuring that our pupils grow in knowledge, respect and aspiration.

Prospective employees are encouraged to visit us. Find out at first-hand how this small school at the heart of the community prepares children to succeed in education and in life.

Our school is part of a small family of local schools called Turner Schools.

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-

• Folkestone Primary

• Folkestone Academy

• Morehall Primary

• Martello Primary

• Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children.

• Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve.

• Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective.

• Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking.

• Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team.

• Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions.

• Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children.

• Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry.

• Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and an on-line search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available on line.Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com
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.