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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

The Discovery School, Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2065-172S
  • Posted:09/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:October 2019
  • App Close Date:23/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 30th September 2019


We are looking for an experienced, part time (Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 3:30pm) or full time (Monday to Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm) KS2 Teaching Assistant to join our Year 5 and 6 team from October 2019.

If you are:

  • hardworking
  • a team player
  • able to use your initiative
  • full of patience
  • knowledgeable of the upper KS2 curriculum
  • able to work with targeted groups as well as individual children,
  • willing to go the extra mile for our children and have a good sense of humour

Then we can offer you:

  • a lovely school in a beautiful setting 
  • a genuinely happy place to work, where you will be valued and supported
  • hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
  • a range of opportunities for professional development
  • supportive, active parents and governing body
  • a commitment to ensuring a sensible work-life balance

Applicants will be expected to hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification. (Level 2 minimum) This is because we ask our TAs to cover the class teacher’s PPA time each week.

Visits to the school prior to application are welcome. Please phone the school office (term time only) to arrange this.

Visit our website to learn more about our school. https://www.discovery.kent.sch.uk/

The Discovery School is committed to the safety and welfare of all of its children. Applicants for this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

The Discovery School is a popular and over-subscribed school beautifully situated in large, attractive grounds in the heart of the development of Kings Hill. Our children are happy, confident and well-motivated and we expect the highest standards of behaviour and learning from all of them. We have an outstanding staff team who contribute with enthusiasm and dedication to the life of the school. Our motto is: Be the best that you can be, and this is what we all strive to do every day.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Tina Gobell
  • Address:Discovery Drive , Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4GJ
  • Telephone: 01732 847000
  • Email: office@discovery.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.