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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Maternity

Minterne Community Junior School and SSLU, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2463-86S
  • Posted:05/09/2019
  • Pay:£15,628-£17,188
  • Start Date:September/October 2019
  • App Close Date:16/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th September 2019


We are seeking to appoint a Temporary Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. The hours worked will be 10 hours per week over Monday to Thursday afternoons, term time only.

The successful candidates will be literate and numerate to GCSE or equivalent and have relevant experience of teaching phonic skills and reading.

Ideally, in applying for the post you will have:

  • Essential previous experience of working as a teaching assistant; including  taking phonics and reading groups.
  • High standards of work-ethic, self-motivation and an ability to work with high levels of independence.
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards and team work.
  • The ability to form positive relationships with children and adults.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

This post is linked to the pupil and will cease if, for any reason, the pupil leaves the school.

Minterne Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references


Information about the school

Minterne is a large 3 form entry Junior School with an attached speech and language unit called The Acorn Centre. The school serves a pleasant residential area of the town. Facilities are excellent and include an ICT suite with 35 PCs. The school has a large, well-stocked library. We have also built a second hall.

The supportive staff work closely in Year Group Teams. . Minterne was graded as Good by Ofsted in April 2014. The school is well known for Creativity, Sport and Music.

Minterne is part of the Potential in Everyone Academy Trust - a unique Trust comprising two small Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary Schools (Bredgar and Borden), a three form entry Community Infant School (The Oaks) and a three form entry Community Junior school (Minterne). The infant and junior schools share a specialist unit resource for children with speech and language difficulties. All four are schools based in the Swale district. The Academy Trust is lead by David Whitehead, CEO.

Minterne is committed to stringent Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment. Any anomalies or gaps in employment history will be vigorously pursued prior to any job offer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 475223


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.