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Teaching Assistant Ks2 - Part-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-168S
  • Posted:09/07/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range
  • Start Date:September 2019
  • App Close Date:17/07/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 19th July


Teaching Assitant KS2

We are seeking to appoint a part time Teaching Assistant to join our committed, enthusiastic and skilled TA team. The role would be from 9.30am to 2.30pm each day so may suit candidates looking for more flexible working around childcare. The role involves using your strengths and initiative to provide support to meet children’s needs and raise attainment. This contract would be temporary for a year in the first instance, to support the learning and health needs of a pupil.

The ideal candidate will be driven by a passion for extending potential in our learners, recognising individual qualities and strengths and aspiring to attain excellence in learning support. Please state your experience, skills and strengths clearly in your application. Candidates should have:

  • 5 GCSE grades C/4 or above, including English and Maths; or Cache Diploma in Childcare, Learning and Development Level 4, or minimum qualification of NVQ L3.
  • Experience of working with children in a primary school; including those with additional needs. Experience of working with children with health needs would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be given.
  • The ability to be proactive, show initiative and work well within a team with colleagues
  • The ability to communicate confidently with staff and parents to ensure a child’s health needs are met
  • A positive, professional and flexible outlook, with a belief that the child is at the centre of all we do.

The hours are 9.30am to 2.30pm each day, 22.5 hours weekly, 39 weeks a year, term time only. This contract would be temporary for a year in the first instance.

Visits to the school are welcome; please contact the school office for an appointment to see our school in action. For further details, please see documents associated with this advert. Please apply using the online application form, stating your skills, strengths, qualities and relevant experience which you would bring to this role.

Information about the school

As a school we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity
  • Great opportunities for professional development consistent with your own aims and the needs of the children. Tell us what your aspirations are so that we can support them.
  • Inquisitive, lively children who enjoy coming to school, are well behaved and love to learn
  • A warm, friendly and successful staff team who work together effectively and support each other in meeting the needs of our children.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within the Samphire Learning Hub.

Candidates are encouraged to view the school in action and are very welcome to make an appointment at a mutually convenient time.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Claire Eggleston - Executive Headteacher
  • Address:River Primary School, Lewisham Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: (01304) 822516
  • Email: office@river.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.