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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

Walderslade Girls' School, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-4167-138S
  • Posted:11/06/2024
  • Pay:£19,328.00 - £21,724.00 Annually (Actual)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:24/06/2024 at 14:00
  • Interviews:Friday 28th June 2024


Teaching Assistant - Walderslade & Greenacre Schools Partnership

Salary: NJC Grade D2 Points 04 - 11 - £19,328 - £21,724 per annum  (£23,114 - £25,979 full time equivalent)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only

Required: September 2024

We are currently seeking two dedicated and motivated Teaching Assistants to join our established and expanding team, providing support to pupils, including those with special needs. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about education and has a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young people. The successful applicant will follow a programme of support clearly defined by the SENCo, and work alongside teaching and other appropriate staff dependent on the nature of the particular needs of the pupils.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting teachers in delivering high-quality lessons to students
  • Working with small groups of students, providing additional support and guidance where necessary
  • Promoting positive behaviour and maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment
  • Helping to maintain accurate records of student progress and behaviour


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A patient and compassionate approach to supporting students with a range of needs and abilities
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and use initiative when required

Walderslade and Greenacre Schools Partnership is aspiring to be a vibrant and high performing all girls secondary school supporting learners of all abilities.  As part of the Beyond Schools Trust we believe in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth.  We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions.  As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings.  We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:

  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Secure car parking
  • Laptop and technical support
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email hr@beyondschools.co.uk who can arrange this for you.

Information about the school

Our school is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every student. We believe in creating a positive and highly aspirational environment where each child can thrive academically, socially and emotionally. Our mission is to ensure that every student feels valued, supported and inspired to achieve their highest potential. I truly believe that all students can achieve well at WGSP. Whether the Medway test has been sat, passed or failed, WGSP can compete in providing excellent learning opportunities in traditional subjects whilst offering a broad curriculum.

Walderslade and Greenacre Schools Partnership are part of The Beyond Schools Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Angela Hill
  • Address:Bradfields Avenue, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LE
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: vernj001@sflt.org.uk

Fax: 01634 666506


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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.