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Teaching Assistant/Child Support - Full-time

Finberry Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2061-83S
  • Posted:03/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:October 19
  • App Close Date:17/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 16th September


Finberry Primary School are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking Teaching Assistant with skills to also assist children with a high level of special needs.

30hrs/43 paid weeks (term time + 5 weeks holiday). 
KR3 Pro-rata

We are looking for someone who can bring motivation, energy and excellent communication skills to the role.  You would need to support the child with their educational, physical, emotional and social development, and play an active role alongside the teacher and Nurture Team in shaping the learning of the pupil. 

The ideal candidate will be committed to working in an inclusive framework, working closely with the class teacher and the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator.

We are looking for high-calibre applicants with a passion for learning and high expectations for all pupils.  If you are looking for a challenge and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team then we would love to hear from you.

If you wish to make the transition from a university graduate to qualified teacher, The Stour Academy Trust can offer suitable candidates the ability to complete the Straight To Teaching programme, fully paid by the Trust. Find out more here.

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. Please note that references may be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

This is a temporary position that coincides with the placement of the child.

For more information about Finberry Primary School please visit the website and facebook page:




Information about the school

Finberry Primary School opened in September 2015 in temporary accommodation in Jemmett Road, Ashford and moved into the first phase of its state of the art building in the growing Finberry Village near Kingsnorth, Ashford in September 2017.

Built to serve the needs of a growing community, the school will be expanded in a second phase of construction to provide a building that can support a two form entry school of 420 pupils.

The school also hosts a small specialist resource base provision for pupils who have greater difficulty learning as a result of Behavioural, Emotional and Social Needs. The base will include provision for up to 14 pupils. A Nursery is also available to local children, run by the school.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2018 and was judged to be Good.

Finberry Primary School is part of The Stour Academy Trust, a highly successful primary only multi-academy trust. Working in a collaborative model, Finberry is part of the Ashford Hub of the Trust, along with Chilmington Green Primary. All Academies in the Trust share the same core values and ethos; raise standards and address under performance whilst making sure that the children are at the heart of every decision. Through the effective use of Hubs, the Trust’s aim and ambition is to create a network of outstanding schools that thrive through collaboration and interaction.

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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.