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EYFS Teaching Assistant - Maternity

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-125S
  • Posted:11/01/2019
  • Pay:KR3 (£15,625- £17,188 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:01/02/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:WB 11th February


Maternity cover required 23rd April 2019- 15th April 2020. 

We wish to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic maternity cover  EYFS Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. We are looking for a TA with flexibility, experience in learning support and the ability to contribute to our school’s community and vision. The successful applicant will be sensitive to children’s varying needs, but be able to work under the guidance of the teaching team, Inclusion Manager and Leadership Team. This post may involve working 1:1 with a small group, to support a child’s learning and also to support a child with medical needs within the classroom.

The contract would be for one year to cover maternity leave but the position could be made permanent. 

The successful candidate will:

Have relevant qualifications NVQ 2 and 3 in childcare and learning (level 2 only may be acceptable if a willingness to work towards NVQ3 can be demonstrated) and experience in a school;

Supporting groups of children in achieving the lesson objectives in English, Maths and across all areas of the curriculum;

Feeding back to the class teacher, keeping records of progress and behaviour;

Supporting the social, emotional, behavioural and medical needs of the pupil(s);

Communicating with parents;

Preparing resources and some administrative work;

Displaying children's work creatively.

It is a full time appointment (27.5hrs per week, term time only and INSET), 8.50 am to 3.20am, Monday to Friday

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in July 2016 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

Wrotham Road is now part of "The Pathway Academy Trust". TPAT consists of 5 schools: Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Culverstone Green and Meopham Community Academy School. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

Wrotham Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure check.

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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.