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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-71S
  • Posted:22/08/2019
  • Pay:TDET range 3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:15/09/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:23rd and 24th September, 2019


Teaching Assistant - 30 hours per week

Are you a positive, enthusiastic individual who wants to develop their skills in a school which believes in nurturing and achievement for all, including staff?  Would you enjoy opportunities and continuous personal development?  Do you want to be part of our supportive team? 

This role will be assisting children throughout the entire School.  With excellent training and development on offer, this is a position that will allow you to grow.



 The Role (will include)

  • Assisting teachers and pupils in classes to support the delivery of quality learning and teaching
  • Using your strong numeracy, literacy and communication skills to help develop the pupil’s standards

The Person

  • Preferably with experience of working in school as a teaching assistant or similar
  • Desire to grow and develop 
  • Work well in a team

This appointment will start as soon as possible.  The post will be for 30 hours per week, term time only.

Salary will be The Decus Educational Trust (TDET) Range 3: £11,648 per annum (equivalent to £17,364 per annum for a full-time, all year round post).

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Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  To arrange a visit please contact Lianne Pond, PA to the Headteacher, on 01474352973 or lpond@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk

Initial applications can be made on line or on downloaded application forms.  Downloaded application forms should be emailed to jlumley@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk

Closing Date: Sunday 15th September, 2019 (23:45)

Interview Date: 23rd and 24th September, 2019

Information about the school

Whitehill is an inclusive 730 child primary school serving a diverse community. We strive to build confident, ambitious and independent learners. We are proud that our children enjoy high quality, enriched learning with exciting opportunities.

Whitehill has much to offer: grow in a supportive environment with lots of internal and external CPD. As part of The Decus Educational Trust, Challenge Partners and the Gravesham Learning Partnership, our excellent network offers exceptional opportunities. We will help you to thrive.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jennifer Lumley
  • Address:Sun Lane, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5HN
  • Telephone: (01474) 352973
  • Email: lumleyj@decustrust.com
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.