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1:1 Learning Support Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Meopham Community Academy, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2656-108S
  • Posted:23/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Do you want to work in a school where the motto is 'Enjoy, Learn and Aspire'? If you answered yes, then we are the school for you.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive team. This is a part-time role and involves working 1:1 with a pupil in Year 1.  The successful candidate will be required to work on Monday and Tuesday during the hours of 8:45am – 2:15pm.  The role will also involve working across the school in the role of a Lunchtime Supervisor during the lunchtime period. 

The successful candidate must hold the relevant teaching assistant qualification with GCSEs in English and Maths A - C or equivalent. Previous experience working with a child with learning difficulties would be beneficial, but not essential.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • has experience of both supporting children in class and delivering interventions
  • is able to contribute to, and work as part of a team
  • has excellent communication skills and a flexible attitude
  • has effective time management and an ability to work on own initiative

We can offer you:

  • support from a friendly, experienced staff team
  • welcoming children
  • opportunities for professional development

To find out more about our school please take a look at our website to see the wide range of learning opportunities that we provide.

Meopham Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect staff to share this commitment.  The position is subject to a DBS and statutory references.


Information about the school

Meopham Community Academy is a two form entry primary school set in the village of Meopham in Kent. We are a busy, friendly and popular school with a warm and welcoming ethos which is recognised by all who visit. The staff, parents and governors of our school all work together to try to provide the best for the families we serve. We want our children to enjoy their time and education with us and to achieve the highest possible standards in all aspects of their lives. We are very proud of our school and the high standards of behaviour and learning that our children achieve. Meopham Community Academy joined The Pathway Academy Trust in September 2018 and as a school we work closely with the other schools within the trust; Wrotham Road Primary School, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School and Culverstone Green Primary School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Becky Nicholson
  • Address:Longfield Road, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0JW
  • Telephone: 01474 812259
  • Email: rnicholson@meophamca.com

Fax: 01474 813078

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.