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Teaching Assistant X 2 - Part-time

Westcourt Primary & Nursery School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2658-123S
  • Posted:21/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:21/01/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Monday 4th February 2019


We are seeking to appoint two highly effective, caring and enthusiastic, Teaching Assistants for KS1 and 2 with a minimum qualification of NVQ2, to join our friendly team for 30 hours a week which includes 30 minutes lunchtime duty, from February 2019.

KS1 post - plus Breakfast club (8.00am to 8.30am) and Midday Supervisor role.

KS2 post – TA for morning only and Midday Supervisor role. Afternoons will be spent delivering specialist interventions for 4 days and 1 day administration support for the Inclusion Manager

 Please indicate on your application form which position you are applying for.

 Successful candidates will:

  • Have experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs and of delivering a personalised curriculum
  • Be confident in supporting pupils with social communication difficulties
  • Show positive skills in supporting emotional well-being, and behavioural development
  • Be able to improve the communication and interaction of the supported pupil(s)
  • Have high expectations for children’s behaviour
  • Be committe4d to supporting children’s learning
  • Be used to working closely with the class teacher, SENCO and external professionals
  • Have an understanding of school safeguarding and SEND policies and the need for confidentiality
  • Be adaptable, cheerful and willing to work as part of a team
  • Be willing to undertake training if needed

The closing date for applications at 10am on Tuesday 29th January 2019

Early applications are welcomed and will be short-listed upon receipt. If sufficient strong applications are received this vacancy will close early. If you are not contacted, you have not been short-listed.

Interviews for both positions will take place Monday 4th February 2019

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please phone 01474 566411 to arrange a visit.

Westcourt Primary & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and will carry out an Enhanced DBS on the successful candidate. Candidates will be asked to explain any gaps in their employment.                              




Information about the school

Westcourt Primary and Nursery School is expanding from one to two form entry community school. We are looking forward to moving our school from Good to Outstanding and would welcome visits to our well resourced school at this exciting time in our development. Westcourt Primary & Nursery School are proud to be part of the Primary First Trust - Surrounding Children with Excellence

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 535749


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.