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Pre-School Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Andrew's School , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-6002-34S
  • Posted:30/11/2018
  • Pay:FTE £16,847
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:09/12/2018 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Thursday 13th December 2018


St. Andrew’s School has the following vacancy to start ASAP

Part-Time Teaching Assistant based in our Pre-School classes

(Fixed Term Contract until July 2019) FTE £16,847

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 9th December 2018

Interviews will take place on Thursday 13th December 2018.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and talented Teaching Assistant to work in a very successful and high achieving school. Relevant qualifications and previous experience in a Pre-School or Primary School setting are essential.

If you are passionate about teaching and learning, and would like to join a friendly team who are dedicated to providing a stimulating environment in which children can learn, then this could be a position for you.

We are looking for someone who will:-

  • Be creative, dedicated, enthusiastic and inspirational
  • Have high expectations of both academic achievement and behaviour
  • Work with and support children under the direction and guidance of the EYFS teacher
  • Organise and lead group activities within the classroom
  • Undertake observations and assessments
  • Be a team player within a happy, hard-working staff

We can offer: -

  • Pupils who are polite, confident and keen to do their best
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Exceptional support from the SLT and colleagues
  • Supportive parents and staff who want the best for our children

This is a part time, term time only role, working 14 hours per week (Monday and Friday or Thursday and Friday), plus an additional 7 hours on an as and when basis, to cover a member of staff who attends University on a Tuesday. The hourly rate for this role is £9.23.

If you would like to apply for the vacancy please download the School Application Form for completion and return your completed form by midnight, on Sunday 9th December 2018 to: - rebecca.valentino@st-andrews.rochester.sch.uk

Information about the school

St Andrew’s School is a highly successful and well respected co-educational independent primary school set in a conservation area of historic Rochester. Our bright, happy and enthusiastic pupils thrive in our smaller class sizes and benefit from specialist teaching in some subjects.

St. Andrew's achieves consistently good academic results where pupils are prepared for the 11+ examinations and the majority move on to the School of their choice. The School has a very happy atmosphere that can be attributed to the sensitive way in which the staff teach and care for the children. The enthusiasm for the children to be successful creates a stimulating environment that is conducive to learning. The School is proud of its teaching and learning with an emphasis on class teaching with appropriate differentiation. The discipline in the School is based on mutual respect amongst pupils, peers and teachers. The children have clearly defined parameters of behaviour and are taught to show respect to all with whom they come in contact.

The 340 pupil school caters for 3 to 11 year olds and is owned and managed by Education Development Trust, a leading independent provider of education and training services in the UK and overseas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 840789


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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.