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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Woodlands Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2079-127S
  • Posted:06/02/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 £17,365 (full time annual equivalent)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:22/02/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:To be advised


Woodlands Primary School, North Tonbridge are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team. The vacancy is a permanent position initially in Early Years Reception until the end of the academic year. From September 2020 it may possibly be in another year group within the school in KS1 or KS2, so a positive, can-do attitude and flexible approach is essential.   

There are two options being considered and you should state on your application your preference.

  • Option 1 – Full Time  Mon-Fri 8:30 to 15:30  half hour lunch break and daily half hour lunch duty
  • Option 2 – Part Time  Mon-Fri 12:00 to 15:30 full hour lunch duty and in class from 1pm.

The successful candidate for the second option must have experience of supporting the physical needs of young pupils. 

The salary is KR3 £17,365 FTE and you will receive a pro rata of this figure. Grade C in both Maths and English together with previous experience as a Teaching Assistant in the Primary sector is a minimum requirement.  The role will entail working with individuals and small groups in order to ensure that children have effective support to learn well and make good progress.

The successful applicant will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Many thanks for taking the time to consider this vacancy.  If you would like more information or to view the school, please contact the school office.  We look forward to receiving your application if you think this is the job for you.

If you do not meet the above criteria or have applied to us for a similar post within the last 6 months, you are politely asked not to apply for this position and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.


Woodlands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Woodlands Primary School was formed in September 2016 following the amalgamation of Woodlands Infant and Woodlands Junior Schools. We are a successful and happy school in North Tonbridge. Currently we have 646 pupils on roll organised into three classes per year group across two buildings, Acorn (KS1) and Oak (KS2). An excellent local reputation for both the Infant and Junior schools has been built up over many years. Our enthusiastic and dedicated staff work strongly together to provide exciting learning experiences for the children both inside and outside the classroom.
We have a world-renowned website which gives further, detailed information about the school.

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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.