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Teaching Assistants - Fixed Term

Northdown Primary School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2009-83S
  • Posted:21/11/2019
  • Pay:KR 3
  • Start Date:December 2019
  • App Close Date:29/11/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4th December 2019


Teaching Assistants Term Time Only Fixed Term until 31st July 2020, leading to possible permanent positions.

We are seeking to appoint two full time teaching assistants and one part time teaching assistant to join our excellent team of support staff for a fixed term until 31st July 2020 leading to permanent where possible.

The successful applicants will ideally meet the following criteria:

• Hold the minimum qualifications of English and Mathematics GCSEs (A – C) or equivalent.

• Experience of supporting and enabling learning in a Primary School.

• Experience of supporting children with learning difficulties.

• The ability to be flexible in order to meet the changing needs of the children.

• Commitment to a team approach.

We can offer you:

• A friendly supportive team

• An attractive learning environment

• Excellent resources

• Opportunities to continue your own learning

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Mrs Julie Neaverson our Business Manager on 01843 226077 if you would like to come and have a look around.

We are committed to the safeguarding of all our children. An enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references will be required.


Information about the school

Northdown School is a larger than average all through Primary school located in Margate that is part of the TKAT family of schools. TKAT is the second largest academy chain in the country and is growing in reputation and outcomes. Our school occupies modern buildings including a purpose built Nursery, open plan Foundation stage and a dedicated Year 5 and 6 block. All classrooms have wi-fi and broadband internet access, interactive whiteboards and teacher laptops along with desktop PC’s. External play areas are a mixture of hard and soft surfaces alongside a timber trail and external, fixed play equipment. A recent addition to our outside space is the new Early Years area. Substantial investment has allowed this part of the school to be the envy of our local community providing enriching opportunities for our younger children. We have recently developed our playground further to include a nature walk and Forestry School. Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An offer will be subject to satisfactory references and the necessary DBS checks. Please visit our website to view further information about the school at www.northdown-tkat.org

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 222341


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.