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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-2078-192S
  • Posted:11/07/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:4th September 2019
  • App Close Date:19/07/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:23rd July 2019


Teaching Assistant

Enthusiastic and friendly Teaching Assistant required for September 2019 for 16.25 hours per week, term time only. This is a temporary post linked to the secondment of an existing staff member.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified person with a warm and positive approach, who is passionate about supporting children, and willing to make a full contribution to the life of our expanding academy. The role may also be suitable for an ambitious graduate, excited by challenge and looking to pursue a career in teaching.

We are looking for applicants who are committed to the educational support and development of children. You will also work well as part of a team and have good communication skills. This post is to support a class in Year 1, which will involve working with small groups and supporting 1:1. You will also be involved with the teaching of ReadWriteInc and assist the class teacher by supporting the learning to make it fun and engaging. The newly appointed TA will be mentored by a member of the teaching staff within the school, who will provide you with excellent support. 

We are looking for an applicant who:

  • is able to develop positive relationships with all our young children
  • Is enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Is able to be flexible with regard to other classroom work
  • Has Maths and English GCSE at C or above
  • Has NVQ Level 2 in teaching Support or related subject

A knowledge of ReadWriteInc would be desirable but full training will be given.

We can offer you:

  • Continuous professional development
  • A supportive and approachable team
  • An exciting chance to assist in the progression and development of our young children

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 350 children, in this well-maintained school recently judged GOOD with Outstanding features by OFSTED (May 2019).

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend, and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of ability encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on site an outstanding private nursery, which provides a breakfast and after school club within the school and a Sure-start Children's Centre.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 363118


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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.