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Ks2 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

The Brent Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-172S
  • Posted:10/02/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/02/2020 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Teaching Assistant required! Our fantastic team is looking to welcome a new member of staff to our school. This role will involve working 1:1 in the classroom, with a Year 5 pupil in the mornings and supporting KS2 classes in the afternoon.

Are you: -passionate about children's learning? -committed to all children and adults feeling valued? -looking for a good supply of fresh fruit and chocolate biscuits to munch through the day? -seeking a large building to walk off the extra calories? If so, The Brent could be the school for you!

We are looking to recruit a dedicated, and highly motivated, person to join our popular, over-subscribed primary school which is growing from 2FE to 3FE. A relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, GCSE Maths and English grade C or above, and IT literate, are all essential. A First Aid qualification would be advantageous. The hours are 8.40am - 3:30pm, including lunchtime cover, Monday - Friday, Term-Time only.

We have a very strong team; with good capacity for support. Consequently, this post would suit an experienced Teaching Assistant, or it could be suitable for a strong candidate who is able to submit evidence of appropriate skills working with children.

The successful candidate must be committed to high standards of learning and behaviour. We provide quality support and appropriate professional development.

A caring approach and a good sense of humour are essential. We are seeking to appoint a 'Brent' person: someone who is committed to ensuring each child meets their potential and that learning for all is relevant, interesting and exciting.

Visits to the school are definitely encouraged. Please email: rebecca.parker@brent.kent.sch.uk for further information, or to arrange a visit.

Information about the school

The Brent is an OUTSTANDING school - Ofsted, March 2017:

'The behaviour of pupils is outstanding'.

'Relationships between adults and pupils are warm and mutually respectful. A strong sense of harmony pervades the school'.

'Pupils are unfailingly friendly, polite, courteous, and well behaved. They take great pride in their work'.

'The imaginative curriculum thoroughly engages pupils. They enjoy learning and make every effort to do well'.

With a great reputation in the community, Team Brent prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care. We achieve this through creating a stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where the well-being of all members of our community are at the heart of everything we do.

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool and wildlife area; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes: engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a growth mind-set school, with no limits on pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best that they can be.

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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.