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Teaching Assistant In A Reception Class - Full-time

Stelling Minnis CEP School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3158-57S
  • Posted:30/01/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:March 2020
  • App Close Date:23/02/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:25.2.20


Teaching Assistant (and Midday Supervisor) required from September 2019.

We are looking for an experienced and capable Teaching Assistant, who can work in our Reception class.  They are required to have experience of engaging children of this age, and moving them on in their thinking and learning, plus the ability to work one to one with a child with behavioural concerns.   The applicant should have English and Maths GCSEs or equivalent, as a minimum, and have good verbal and written skills. They should be willing to assist, and be prepared to learn how to support children with various physical needs including intimate care needs.  They should have the capacity to take and deliver the teacher's plans to a child out of theclassroom, if necessary, and therefore need to be confident and able to show initiative.

The person will be required to work Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.20pm term time only, in this role.

They will also be required to work lunchtimes as a mid-day supervisor which will be paid at Kent Range 2. 

As part of the school's commitment to children's safeguarding and safer recruitment practices, the appointee will be subject to a full DBS check.

We can offer a supportive team of staff, and further training as necessary.  The school is committed to developing its staff.

This post will be for one year initially.

Please apply via this website, explaining how you meet the criteria above in the application. Contact with school prior to making an application is welcome.

Information about the school

We are a small rural primary school, set between the villages of Bossingham and Stelling Minnis, six miles south of Canterbury. Our history dates back to 1784 and we are one of the oldest schools in Kent. We are a thoroughly Good school (Ofsted) and were judged Outstanding as a Church School (Diocesan Inspection). We have a strong Christian ethos throughout the school, a supportive and active PTA, and a strong team of hard working and dedicated teachers, support staff and governors. We have delightful, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn. You are invited to become part of our team.

For more information please check out our website: www.stelling-minnis.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 709900


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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.