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Teaching Assistant And After School Assistant - Part-time

Lady Boswell's CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3317-89S
  • Posted:06/02/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3/4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:5 March 2019


Lady Boswell’s is an outstanding Church School set in the heart of the beautiful Sevenoaks countryside and within walking distance of Sevenoaks town. We have been expanding to two form entry over the past six years and this has enabled us to invest heavily in the buildings and grounds. We can offer you a career in well equipped classrooms as part of a friendly, supportive, dedicated and welcoming staff team. We are an ambitious and successful school, graded Outstanding in our last Ofsted and SIAMS (2018) inspections.

We have a Christian, caring ethos and seek to inspire every one of our pupils to explore their intellectual curiosity and to achieve their God given potential and we place our children at the heart of all we do.

Are you looking for the next step in your career, in a school, which can offer you excellent career development and which values its staff and invests in their professional careers?

We are looking for a lively and enthusiastic Teaching and After School Assistant to join our team. Applications are particularly welcomed from experienced Teaching Assistants with an interest in SEND and or experience of children with ASD. A large proportion of this role will be working one to one or supporting small groups. There will also be five sessions in our after school club.

The successful applicant will be required to work 30 hours per week (Monday - Friday 12.00pm – 6.00pm term time only).

The salary will be Kent Range 3 for 17.5 hours, £15,628 - £17,188 full time equivalent (which equates to £6,095 - £6,704 pro rata) and Kent Range 4 for 12.5 hours, £17,189 - £18,058 (which equates to £4,788 to £5,030 pro rata). The total pro rata salary is £10,883 - £11,734.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be someone who enjoys working with children
  • Have relevant qualifications (e.g. NVQ3 in Learning Support/ Level 3 Teaching Assistant, NNEB) or relevant experience OR be interested in working towards relevant qualifications
  • Have relevant experience
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of good Key Stage 1/2 practice
  • Be a good team player, flexible and prepared to use their initiative
  • Be committed to their own professional development
  • Be imaginative, creative, very energetic and interested in moving on children’s learning
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have an interest in classroom display
  • Have regard to the Christian character of the School and its Foundation

Lady Boswell’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

If you would like to see our school before applying, please call the School Office to arrange a tour.

Please apply on line via www.kent-teach.com.

Information about the school

Set on the edge of the beautiful Knole Park Estate in Sevenoaks Lady Boswell’s Primary School has a strong sense of history, having been established in 1675. We are a Christian school which provides a safe and happy haven that allows every child to develop and learn in a kind and caring environment whilst achieving the highest academic standards.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 465069

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.