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Teaching Assistant With Cover Responsibility - Full-time/Part-time

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2653-91S
  • Posted:26/11/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 3/6
  • Start Date:Jan 2018
  • App Close Date:07/12/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 10th December 2018


West Borough Primary School is looking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant to join our highly successful Year 5/6 team.

'Teaching assistants are highly effective in their support of those pupils who start to fall behind, helping them to improve their learning.' Ofsted 2017.

Are you an excellent practitioner?

Do you have high expectations of learning and behaviour?

Can you inspire pupils?

Do you have a sound knowledge of the Key Stage 2 curriculum?

Then we are the school for you! West Borough Primary School recognises the important role TAs play in the lives of our pupils and that the impact they can have is far reaching.

We can offer enthusiastic and hard working children, a dedicated team of staff and Governors, good CPD opportunities and an excellent learning environment.

The successful candidate will have some experience of teaching/covering in Year 5/6 and an HLTA qualification (or equivalent). As well as being a class based TA you will be required to provide PPA cover and teacher release time. You will be contracted for term-time only plus 5 development days.

Initially this is a fixed-term contract until July 2019.

Visits to the school can be arranged.

Information about the school

We are a Good school with Outstanding features. We have 16 classes including our maintained Nursery.

A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. Our inclusive school is based on a large, well resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include refurbished classrooms, library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite. Our school also has a Children's Centre within the grounds.

Our happy and caring ethos is full of well motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough 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. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 729512


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.