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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Mersham Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2285-100S
  • Posted:08/06/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:08/07/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:12th July 2024

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and caring teaching assistant to work with pupils in Key Stage 2. 

We are looking for individuals who

  • have high expectations of children and themselves
  • are able to work collaboratively with others
  • are able to take the initiative
  • relish a challenge
  • possess a high standard of spoken and written English and mathematics

In return we offer

  • motivated and happy children
  • friendly and supportive staff
  • opportunities for CPD

The successful candidate will be required to work 22.5 hours per week (8:30am to 1:00pm Monday to Friday, term time only + staff development days). The role also includes supervising children at lunchtime.

Visits to the school are encouraged before application. Please contact the school office to arrange.

Mersham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Mersham Primary School will also carry out an online search as part of their due diligence on any shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with an applicant at interview. This information will be kept on file for 6 months, in line with data protection procedures. The panel will ensure we meet our duty under the Equality Act, 2010. Mersham Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitable qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

Information about the school

Mersham Primary School is situated in an attractive village south east of Ashford, just off the A20. This highly successful, popular and friendly rural school currently has 180 pupils on roll, drawn from Mersham itself, the surrounding villages, Ashford and beyond. The playing field and grounds have been substantially developed and resourced to provide exciting opportunities for staff to enhance the entire curriculum through regular Outdoor Classroom activities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 720190

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.