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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

The Discovery School, Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2065-136S
  • Posted:14/11/2017
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Jan 2018
  • App Close Date:28/11/2017 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 4th December 2017


We are looking for an experienced, full time KS2 teaching assistant to join our year 5 and 6 team from January 2018.

If you are hardworking, a team player, can use your initiative, full of patience, care and respect for children, able to work with targeted groups as well as individual children, have a good sense of humour and willing to go the extra mile for our children, then we can offer you:

  • A lovely school in a beautiful setting 
  • A genuinely happy place to work, where you will be valued and supported
  • Hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
  • A range of opportunities for professional development
  • Supportive, active parents and governing body
  • A commitment to ensuring a sensible work-life balance

Applicants will be expected to hold a relevant teaching assistant qualification (level 2 minimum) or be on the pathway to completing a similar qualification. This is because we ask our TAs to cover teachers PPA time each week.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Visits to the school prior to application are welcome. Please phone the school office (term time only) to arrange this.


The Discovery School is committed to the safety and welfare of all of its children. Applicants for this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

The Discovery School is a popular and over-subscribed school beautifully situated in large, attractive grounds in the heart of the development of Kings Hill. Our children are happy, confident and well-motivated and we expect the highest standards of behaviour and learning from all of them. We have an outstanding staff team who contribute with enthusiasm and dedication to the life of the school. Our motto is: Be the best that you can be, and is what we all strive to do every day.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Tina Gobell
  • Address:Discovery Drive , Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4GJ
  • Telephone: 01732 847000
  • Email: office@discovery.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01732 847111


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.