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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Kingsnorth CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3140-109S
  • Posted:10/07/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2019
  • App Close Date:01/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:9 September 2019

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We are looking for an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our happy and motivated middle school Team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys helping children to learn
  • Inspired to work with children, and is motivated by supporting them in reaching their full potential
  • Is supportive of the school’s Christian ethos
  • Demonstrates commitment to their own professional development
  • Has a good standard of literacy and numeracy as well as having excellent behaviour management strategies
  • Has the ability to work in partnership with other colleagues within a caring, supportive and hardworking team
  • Understands the importance of excellent communication; with children and colleagues
  • Is flexible and adaptable
  • Responds positively to challenges
  • Shows empathy to the range of our children’s need
  • Has previous experience of working within a primary school setting

The successful candidate will be working alongside the Class Teacher to assist and support in class.

The minimum requirement for this position is an appropriate Level 2/3 qualification: (eg; Level 2/3 CACHE; Level 2/3 NVQ in Supporting Teaching and Learning; Level 2/3 Support Work in Schools (SWiS).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate competency linked to National Occupational Standards, and evidence a high standard of literacy and numeracy (i.e. GCSE Grade C or above) in order to undertake essential record keeping. 

If you are interested in the above position please complete the Kent Teach Application Form. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed!

Please apply online – www.kent-teach.com
Please visit www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk for more information about our school.

Information about the school

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’ We are also one of 32 English Hub school’s across the country. We are an active and leading school within Aquila (The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust - www.diocant-aquila.org.) where we are formally linked with Brenzett CEP through our Executive Headteacher, providing opportunities and development across both schools.

We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff.

We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, promoting the welfare of our community through our strong Christian Values and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks, other essential recruitment checks and to undertake an enhanced disclosure to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr. I Witts
  • Address:Kingsnorth C.E. Primary School, Church Hill, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3EF
  • Telephone: (01233) 622673
  • Email: headteacher@kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk

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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.