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Experienced Teaching Assistant Key Stage 2 - Term Time

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2027-78S
  • Posted:05/02/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3-5 depending on experience
  • Start Date:March 2020
  • App Close Date:23/02/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and passionate Teaching Assistant to work 30 hours per week, term time only (Monday - Friday 8.45 a.m. – 3.15 p.m.).   We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and wants to work as part of a team to ensure that all children achieve their potential in a happy and safe environment.

The role will be across Key Stage 2 and you will be required to offer general classroom assistance, lead small groups and cover PPA.

To join our TA team you will need:

  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A friendly, approachable and flexible manner
  • The ability to work on your own initiative with good time management skills

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good knowledge of behaviour management strategies.
  • High expectations of themselves and our children.
  • Good communication skills with an ability to record and report on children's progress.

The successful applicant will be required to supervise children at playtime and/or lunch time on a rota basis - an alternative break will be provided. Archbishop Courtenay Primary School is an improving school, with an enthusiastic team who are committed to providing the very best learning opportunities for all our children. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

All applications should be via Kent-Teach.


Information about the school

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School is an expanding 1.5 form entry Church of England Primary Academy and a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (http://www.aquilatrust.co.uk/).

We work closely with our community, especially All Saints' Church, and have a Friends group which helps organise many events. PE and music specialists provide additional curriculum enrichment. All early years classrooms have their own, purpose-built outside learning environment. Our Pastoral & Wellbeing Manager offers highly effective support to our pupils and their families.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 355174


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.