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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Grove Park Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2595-61S
  • Posted:13/02/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/03/2020 at 23:00
  • Interviews:3rd, 4th & 5th March


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join a large and a dynamic team at Grove Park Primary School. The hours of duty are from 8.40-3.25, Monday to Friday, term time only - a total of 28.75 hours per week.

This is a temporary contract until September 2020, which will be reviewed in summer term 2020 with view to extend it or make it a permanent contract.

This role will involve you to work with the whole class, groups of pupils or support children on 1:1 basis and deliver intervention programs.

You will be:

  • Someone who has experience of working with children (ideally in a school setting) and have an understanding of children’s development;
  • Have maths and English GCSEs A*-C;
  • Able to work proactively and be flexible with change;
  • A team player who is also committed to the wider life of the school;
  • A clear communicator with adults and children;
  • A positive role model to all.

 In return, we can offer you:

  • Well behaved, polite children who enjoy learning;
  • A friendly and supportive team;
  • An opportunity to attend various courses and in-house training that will benefit your professional and personal development;
  • A supportive leadership team.

Grove Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We would welcome you to come and visit us to find out more about our school and the role in particular.  Please ring the school office to arrange a visit.

Information about the school

Information about Grove Park Primary

Grove Park Primary School is part of Grove Park Academies, which is a multi-academy trust consisting of one mainstream primary school and Aspire School (Special), currently under development, both situated in Sittingbourne in very close proximity to each other. The trust was established in 2012, which consisted of Grove Park Primary School and was granted permission to open a free special school in 2016. The primary school was inspected in 2017 and maintained its ‘Good’ grading and reflected our ethos, ‘The continued success of the school is based on your detailed knowledge of your pupils, an unwavering determination to help them achieve well, and hardworking, dedicated staff.’ (Ofsted October 2017) The trust is built around the following principles; • A place where everyone feels valued and respected. • Schools that offer a warm, happy, calm, safe atmosphere where everyone enjoys learning and working together. • Where learning and teaching sits at the heart of everything, it does. • An ethos that celebrates all achievements and recognises individual successes. • Schools that have consistently high expectations for all and where academic achievement is not seen as the only measure of success.

The staff regard schools within this trust as an opportunity to fully develop potential through well-structured learning and nurturing environment where the pupils can grow and thrive. ‘Growing Towards the Future’

Grove Park is a two form entry primary school set in extensive grounds serving 420 pupils. We have excellent facilities and an excellent team of teachers and support staff, who work tirelessly to meet the needs of our pupils and community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 436063


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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.