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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Lower Halstow & Newington CEP Schools Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F44-6-S
  • Posted:06/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:20/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 23/09/19

Schools this job is for


This Federation has had a bumper year for new entrants so we are expanding our team. We are looking for an ambitious/experienced person to join our happy village school.

This is a fixed term position to support a child/small groups whilst Higher Needs Funding is in place and will be reveiwed in July 2020, with a view to extend.

The post is for 32.5 hours p/wk (8.30am-3.30pm - includes 30min lunchbreak) Term time only (38weeks p/yr) 

We are looking for:

  • A 1:1 Teaching Assistant to support an individual within the Early Years classroom or small groups
  • A Teaching Assistant with a sense of humour, able to appreciate the joy in our learning community and engage with our supportive parent/carers
  • Ideally somoene with some experience of supporting children with speech and language difficulities but training will be provided.

We are able to offer:

  • A friendly, well-established team in a calm and purposeful learning environment
  • Support and guidance from our Executive Head Teacher and extended Leadership Team
  • Children who demonstrate outstanding behaviours for learning and are a pleasure to be around
  • Excellent school grounds with forest school, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated

Please use Kent's Online Application Form if you are interested in this vacancy.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level and have satisfactory references. We are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Information about the federation

Lower Halstow School and Newington CEP School are single form entry village Primary Schools for children aged 4-11.Lower Halstow currently have 160 pupils on roll and Newington currently have 180 pupils they both have close links with their village church and community.Both have spacious school grounds with games pitches.Both Schools offer a safe secure learning environment and are well equipped with a variety of resources.

Lower Halstow School moved into its present building in October 2005 and offers many modern facilities such as a Sports Hall,ICT suite & Dining Hall. Newington was extended in 2000 with 4 new Classrooms and Library.

We have supportive Governors and parents and children are happy, polite, enthusiastic and are proud of their school.We are constantly striving to improve the opportunities for all and are always looking for new ways to make learning fun, engaging and effective. Both schools have been graded Good in recent inspections in March and May 2019. Please read our reports to get a feel for our ethos.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Dawn Hogg
  • Address:Lower Halstow & Newington CEP Schools Federation,
    School Lane,
    Lower Halstow,
    ME9 7ES
  • Telephone: 01795 842344
  • Email:



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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.