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Part Time Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

South Avenue Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2435-85S
  • Posted:08/01/2019
  • Pay:Band 3 Point 8-11 £15,724 to £17,306 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:25/01/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:30th January 2019


Required as soon as possible – a classroom based Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, supportive and OFSTED rated 'Good' school.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and hard-working; able to adapt to changing needs within the school and passionate about providing the children in our care the best possible learning experiences. They should have experience of working with children and ideally in EYFS or KS1.

Initially this will be a fixed term post but there may be scope to extend the contract.

Ideally, you will be educated to a good basic level, have NVQ Level 2 or other relevant qualifications/life skills, and be willing to participate in further training when appropriate to support children's needs. You need to be able to show initiative in addition to working well with colleagues, parents and other professionals.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office on 01795 477750 to arrange an appointment.  If you would like further information about the post please contact Miss Samantha Fenn via the main school office.

Email applications are acceptable using the school form. Please forward to: headteacher@southavenue.kent.sch.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

South Avenue is a popular two form entry primary school in Sittingbourne. It was formed in 2014 following the merger of the infant and junior schools, which occupy the same site, and is a member of Fulston Manor Academies Trust.

Since amalgamation the school has made rapid progress and was judged to be “Good” in all categories at the end of the 2017 Ofsted inspection. You can find a copy of our most recent Ofsted report on the website.

Our school vision is We Discover, We Learn, We Grow. We aim to ensure every child is ready for a lifetime of learning and equipped for the real world. We follow our school 6Cs - Collaboration, Commitment, Creativity, Courage, Community and Challenge.

There is a strong community feel about the school and we pride ourselves on looking not only to deliver a rich and balanced curriculum and providing pupils with the tools to learn, but also having a strong focus on the well-being of each child.

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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.