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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-45S
  • Posted:18/10/2017
  • Pay:Kent Range
  • Start Date:Nov 2017
  • App Close Date:18/10/2017 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Friday, 20th October 2017

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Whitehill Primary, Gravesend. We wish to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team as soon as possible. We are looking for candidates preferably qualified to NVQ2 to provide support to pupils in the classroom and also run small group interventions.

We are looking for a teaching assistant who:

  • Has some knowledge of the development and learning styles of children
  • Has high expectations for themselves, staff, pupils and parents
  • Is adaptable and willing
  • Embraces innovation positively and with enthusiasm
  • Works well in a team

We can offer:

  • A well-established school with new and enthusiastic leadership
  • Students who are keen to be led to a bright future
  • Opportunities for career enhancement across the Trust
  • Hardworking pupils and friendly staff
  • A wonderful working environment
  • Excellent resources
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development

The post will be for 27.5 hours a week and will include a wide range of duties and responsibilities. Candidates will be judged on both their capability for the post and their suitability for working with children. Good English and Maths skills are essential and candidates will be required to undertake skills tests at interview. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to ensuring that all staff employed at the school have obtained an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance.

 

Information about the school

Our School is a vibrant school that became an Academy on 1st April 2014 as part of the Gravesend Grammar School Academies Trust. The School has committed staff who strive to ensure the pupils achieve the very best they can at all times.

The recent Ofsted Inspection (January 2017) judged the School as ‘Good’ stating that ‘Pupils learn in a happy, safe and calm atmosphere.’

The School has benefited from many improvements to the learning environment both indoors and around the school grounds.

Our vision of ‘Happy, Helpful and Hardworking’ pupils underpins everything we do and we pride ourselves on strong working partnerships with parents, governors and the community.

Please visit our website for an impression of the school and download an application form – www.whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Malcolm Moaby, Headteacher, on 01474352973 or headteacher@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, reference checks and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill is an equal opportunities employer.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information

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.