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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Priory Fields School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2309-125S
  • Posted:17/12/2018
  • Pay:KR3 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:28 January 2019



Whinless Down Academy would like to appoint energetic, enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistants to join us here at Priory Fields School.

The position involves working in partnership with class teachers and other teaching assistants, as part of a Key Stage team, to achieve best outcomes for pupils. The successful applicants are likely to work in one of our Key Stage 1 classes, but there could be some flexibility for the right candidate. Work involves supporting pupils' learning, both individually and in group situations and includes supervising playtimes and lunchtimes. We can offer a welcoming and friendly team, bespoke professional development opportunities and fantastic children who are thoroughly rewarding to work with.

The successful applicant will have a good standard of education with a minimum requirement of English and Mathematics at GCSE (C) or equivalent. 

Hours are 8:30 to 3:30 Mon - Friday (with one day to 5pm). Term Time only.

Whinless Down Academy is committed to Safeguarding children and this post will be subject to a Full Enhanced DBS check and 2 satisfactory references.

Whinless Down Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.



Information about the school

Whinless Down Academy Trust is a MAT comprising of three local schools - Priory Fields, St Martin's and Vale View. We value our local community and each child's individuality; providing a first class education for children in the local area. All three schools have good facilities and are well resourced with an excellent CPD programme.

Priory Fields is a two form entry school housed in a brand new school building. We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Academy to secure best outcomes for children and mutual support for colleagues. We pride ourselves on providing an exciting, stimulating curriculum tailored to the needs of our children.

Priory Fields School benefits from the support of a range of support staff including a FLO, a parent support advisor, sports coaches and a specialist music teacher.

The safeguarding of our children is of paramount importance, and we are rigorous in our recruitment procedures. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check, and references will be pursued.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Katie Evans, School Business Manager
  • Address:Priory Fields School, Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0FS
  • Telephone: 01304 211543
  • Email: sbm@prioryfields.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01304 211545


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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.