Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Fixed Term

Tymberwood Academy, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2029-171S
  • Posted:10/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:23/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We are looking for two aspiring Teaching Assistants, one for KS1 and one for KS2  to join our team. Tymberwood Academy, part of Reach2, offers a supportive environment and your career development will be encouraged.  

Please note that this is a fixed term position until 31st August 2020.

Our school is looking for the following qualities

  • Passion for supporting teaching
  • Hardworking
  • Organised
  • Team player

You will need to be enthusiastic and keen to participate in all areas of school life. You will be an integral part of school life supporting students and teaching groups of pupils.

We are looking for someone who

  • has experience in all primary school key stage areas
  • is flexible and values working in a team.
  • is passionate about teaching and has a really good understanding of how pupils learn
  • has previous Teaching Assistant experience
  • has NVQ level 2 or 3 in Child Care and Education/Supporting Teaching and Learning or an equivalent qualification.

We have recently had our Ofsted Inspection in which we were graded good throughout with outstanding Leadership & Management, so this is a very exciting time for us as we continue to move forward to outstanding. 

The following are just a few of the amazing quotes lifted from our Ofsted Report:

- The school is a calm and purposeful place to learn.

-   Leaders’ vision, passion and commitment have fundamentally improved the quality of education that pupils receive.

- All staff make a positive contribution to pupils’ learning.

- The care and guidance that these pupils receive is outstanding.

This post is term time only, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm


Information about the school

Tymberwood Academy is a two form entry Primary School & Nursery on the outskirts of Gravesend, not far from Bluewater Shopping Centre. We joined the Reach2 Academy Trust in February 2014 and under outstanding leadership & management have become a fast improving school, now being in the top 3% in the Country. Our Leadership & Management was recognised as outstanding in our recent Ofsted, February 2017, and the school as a whole has been graded as good. This is a very exciting time for Tymberwood as we continue on our path to Outstanding

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 338660


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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.