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Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Milstead and Frinsted CEP School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3110-33S
  • Posted:06/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/09/2019 at 15:00
  • Interviews:20th September 2019


We are looking for one, possibly 2 full-time, committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join us as soon as possible.  The posts will involve providing specifc support in class for children.  There is a possibilibilty of working in either Key Stage 1 or 2.  At Milstead we can offer you supportive colleagues, delightful children, small class sizes within a happy, secure environment founded on Christian values.    We have a relaxed atmosphere and we are surrounded by orchards, horses and fields. Although set amongst beautiful woods and orchards, es only ten minutes away from Sittingbourne town centre.

You will be a positive person who loves working with children and helping them to achieve their full potential.  You will be calm, nurturing and able to communicate effectively with children and adults.   Good time management and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

AEN expereince is desirable but not essential.   You will have a minimum 'C' grade in English and maths (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate that your maths and English will be of a high enough standard to support and extend children throughout the primary age range.  You will also be able to model good spoken English.  The hours will be 8.45 a.m. to 3.15 p.m, term time only.


Information about the school

At Milstead and Frinsted, we are a 4 class (year R, years 1 and 2, years 3 and 4 and years 5 and 6) Church of England primary school situated in a rural setting. Our school is a small, village school with mixed year groups.Children are happy and well-motivated. Parents, staff and senior leadership are very supportive of the school. The staff room biscuit tin is always full; staff are expected to adopt a sensible approach to work/life balance.

About the Trust

At The Village Academy Trust we aim to provide excellent opportunities for every pupil in all of our schools. We have a real passion for ensuring every child receives the education they deserve, in an environment which is exciting, challenging and enables them to achieve their full potential. We focus on developing the whole child, providing them with access to a broad curriculum and exciting opportunities.

We believe through our approach of ;One Whole Trust Together, we can achieve excellence in every school. We value all the people who work in and support our schools, and are committed to continuing the success of The Village Academy. It is an exciting time to be part of our Trust family of schools as we focus on continually improving the education experience for every pupil. We are a strong team of professionals who are committed to delivering our mission of exceptional learning for every child.

By joining our team you will benefit from working with great colleagues,Continuing Professional Development, peer support, performance management and mentoring in return for commitment and a genuine desire to achieve, improve and excel.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience and ambition to be part of the Village Academy then please apply via this website. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments to The Village Academy Trust are conditional on en an enhanced DBS clearance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Katherine Baker
  • Address:School Lane, Milstead, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0SJ
  • Telephone: (01795) 830241
  • Email: office@milstead.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01795) 830506

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.