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Teaching Assistant/Associate Teacher - Term Time

Temple Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2657-172S
  • Posted:15/05/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Temple Hill Primary Academy is looking to recruit a highly committed, organised and motivated individual who would like to work within a large, busy, friendly school.

The position is for 26 hours per week over 4 days, 38 weeks per year, plus 5 training days.  This is a fixed term position until 31.8.19. 

We are looking for someone who ideally has teaching assistant experience.

The successful candidate will learn to implement a range of learning experiences which motivate and engage.

What can we offer you?  Firstly, a great team of teachers and teaching assistants to work with.  We are a very large team, but with this comes a great deal of support.  Secondly, a hugely supportive senior leadership team.  Next and most importantly, great pupils and wonderful parents and carers.  Finally, a range of development opportunities to take every member of staff to their next level.  We have funded adults in the school to complete action research, their Masters Degrees, British Sign Language, to name but a few.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Information about the school

The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Temple Hill Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Temple Hill Primary Academy is an expanding school moving from 3 form to 4 situated in Dartford in the county of Kent . In 2017/2018, the Academy has 801 pupils including 86 children attending the Nursery.

The school became an Academy in 2016. The previous maintained school went through OFSTED in February 2015 with an outcome of Requires Improvement. The conversion to an Academy brought about staff changes and there is now a new leadership team in place with a structure which includes an experienced Executive Head Teacher. Temple Hill Primary Academy serves an ethnically and economically diverse community.
There are currently 32 different languages spoken by our pupils. 25% of the children have English as an Additional Language. The school is situated in the 13th most deprived area in Kent. It is one of the most deprived areas in the county and has 31% PPG. Temple Hill works closely with the other primary schools within The Galaxy Trust: Oakfield and West Hill.

Job Contact Information

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.