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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Mundella Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2296-111S
  • Posted:25/02/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:16/04/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 20th May


We would like to recruit a dynamic teaching assistant to join our happy, friendly and dedicated team in Folkestone. We need them to be highly motivated and committed to promoting aspiration and celebrating achievements, making a true difference and improving our children's life chances.

The ideal candidate will be able to think on their feet; working both independently and as part of the team, promote positive learning behaviours and effectively plan and assess. Furthermore, they will be part of our commitment to ensuring that learning progress, for all children, meets and surpasses expectations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates to join a school at an exciting time in its development and become fully involved in supporting learning and whole class teaching.

We are looking for someone who is confident in their ability to deliver learning and have impact on all pupils. We want you to make a real difference.

Working hours will be 8.30am- 3.15pm Term time only (31.25 hours a week), with a 30 minute lunch break and INSET Days.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be a positive team player
  • Be driven, raising children's aspirations.
  • Have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
  • The ability to work across all classes would be advantageous; however, the class you will work in can be dependent on your skills and experience. 

We would welcome candidates to book a tour of the school, via the school office.

We have a professional culture of safeguarding our children and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online check and references will be sought to advise our recruitment process.

Information about the school

Mundella Primary School is an Ofsted rated 'Good' school, situated in East Folkestone serving the immediate area. The school is comprised of 7 classes and caters for 210 children in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2.

The school has a happy and friendly atmosphere, with a very dedicated staff who are ambitious for all their pupils and the community they serve.

With Aspiration and Achievement at our heart, the school values good behaviour and offers a creative environment in which children are keen to learn and fulfil their true potential.

Since the 2016 Ofsted Inspection, Mundella Primary School continues to go from strength to strength with pupils, parents and the greater community contributing to its' success.

The school takes safeguarding very seriously, and all candidates will need to complete DBS and other checks prior to appointment.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lauren Wharmby- Deputy Headteacher
  • Address:Black Bull Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5QX
  • Telephone: (01303) 252265
  • Email: lwharmby@mundella.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 252281


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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.