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Class Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Finberry Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2061-194S
  • Posted:11/06/2024
  • Pay:KR3 (£22,071 FTE)
  • Start Date:TBC subject to DBS being returned
  • App Close Date:24/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBA


Finberry Primary School are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking Class Teaching Assistant to support children in class. Our Facebook pages and website are regularly updated and will give you an excellent idea of what life at Finberry is like every day.

This is a great opportunity to join the fantastic team at Finberry and make a real difference to the children. Click here to see what it's like to be a teaching assistant at The Stour Academy Trust.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who:

  • Recognise that our current education system needs to radically change to better prepare our young people for the 21st century
  • Are able to take advantage of the latest technology to support modern, 21st century learning
  • Want to develop their own practice to meet the needs of an evolving school system
  • Want to develop children as life-long, curious learners
  • Want to build strong relationships with children that facilitate their learning
  • Want to teach in enabling environments that promote flexibility, collaboration and independence

As part of the Teaching Assistant role we require the succesful candidate to be able to accommodate covering our Breakfast Club, from 7:30am and After School Club until 6pm one day per week as required (e.g. to cover periods of absence of colleagues - advanced notice would be given)

This role is:

  • Term time only working
  • Monday to Friday
  • 30hrs per week 
  • Pro rata'd salary on KR3 (30hrs @ 44 paid weeks) will be approximately £15,130 pro rata

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

For more information about Finberry Primary School please visit the website and facebook page:




Information about the school

Information about the school

Location: Ashford, Kent, UK - Finberry Primary School is a growing primary school - A large, purpose-built site in Finberry Village, the school has an on-site nursery for 2,3 and 4 year olds and also hosts a Specialist Resource Provision dedicated for children with a primary need type of Autism. We would encourage any applicant to visit the school for a tour.

About Us: At The Stour Academy Trust, we believe in unlocking the full potential of every student. Our commitment to excellence in education is reflected in our diverse family of schools, where innovation, collaboration and student success are at the heart of everything we do. Our pedagogical model combined with the intentional deployment of technology helps us deliver personalised learning in an enabling environment. Technology accelerates our progress rather than drives our vision. For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.finberry.kent.sch.uk For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.uk

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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.