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Reception Class Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Herne Bay Infant School & Seashells Nursery, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-2263-176S
  • Posted:05/12/2018
  • Pay:KR3 £15,628 to £17,188 pro rata
  • Start Date:Jan 2018
  • App Close Date:13/12/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:17/12/18


Teaching Assistant

Kent Range 3

Starting salary: £15,628 (pro rata to hours and weeks worked)


Hours:   31.25 hours per week

Weeks: 38 weeks per year


We are looking to appoint a permanent Teaching Assistant to join our Foundation Team.   The appointment is for 31.25 hours a week and is a permanent position. We are offering the opportunity to work in one of the largest Infant Schools in Kent, in a very supportive atmosphere.


The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Have relevant qualifications or experience (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent)
  • Good standard of English and Maths, written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of Early Years and Key Stage 1 Curriculum.
  • Be able to differentiate when supporting learning.
  • Be a good team player.
  • Be highly organised in record keeping, thoroughly maintaining and updating records.
  • Be flexible and prepared to use their initiative.
  • Be committed to their own professional development.
  • Be someone who enjoys working with young children and is fun to work with!
  • Happy to take responsibility for the class to cover PPA time (2.0 hours per week)
  • Be imaginative, creative, very energetic and prepared to work outside, whatever the weather!

Information about the school

This large thriving school is well established in the area and shares a site with Herne Bay Junior School, bounded by Kings Road and Stanley Road and enjoying a central position in the town. The maximum roll in this four form entry school, including our nursery is 412 pupils. The Leadership Team consists of the Headteacher, Deputy and Assistant Head teachers. There is a good staff/pupil ratio throughout the school ensuring an inclusive, creative, supportive and secure environment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 742305


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.