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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Holywell Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2629-63S
  • Posted:10/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/09/2019 at 15:00
  • Interviews:30th September 2019


We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team at Holywell Primary School. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best. With a good standard of English and Maths you will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Good time management and the ability to work on you own initiative is essential. The position would ideally suit a person qualified at NVQ level 2 or 3 in Childcare and Education, Childcare, Learning and Development or Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Responsibilities may include: . Supporting groups or individual children in achieving the lesson objective across all areas of the curriculum; feeding back to the class teacher, sometimes keeping records of progress and behaviour; working with the Year Group to support any social, emotional, behavioural or medical needs; preparing resources and some administrative work; displaying children's work creatively.

The role will also involve lunchtime supervision.

The successful candidate will have commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure check. If you are interested in this role, please complete the application form on this site. All applications including apprenticeships will be considered and all relevant training will be given to the right candidate.  

Information about the school

Holywell is a one form entry village primary school situated in the attractive location of Upchurch on the outskirts of Sittingbourne. As a UNICEF Rights Respecting School we firmly believe in putting children's rights at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on knowing our children well and providing an environment in which they can flourish. Our Governors and Parents are extremely supportive and keen to be involved. Our children enjoy coming to school and are a delight to teach. We have high expectations within a supportive and positive community where every child really does matter. Holywell is a school that knows itself well and is on an exciting journey towards outstanding.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs T Snellings
  • Address:Forge Lane, Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7AE
  • Telephone: (01634) 388416
  • Email: finance@holywell.kent.sch.uk
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.