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Teaching Assistant/Play Leader - Term Time

River Mill Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2112-13S
  • Posted:02/03/2020
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:01/04/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


River Mill is looking to recruit two full time dedicated and highly motivated teaching assistants to join our new primary school in Dartford.

The salary will be Kent Range 5 £18,704 full time equivalent (£12,548 pro rata)

The full-time roles will be 38 weeks per year from 8.40-3.10pm Monday to Friday

This role could be combined with a Breakfast and After School Club Manager (Kent Range 7) or Breakfast and After School Club assistant role (Kent Range 4) currently being advertised.

 The successful candidate will have: 

  • Experience of working with Early Years and KS1 children
  • Level 2 qualification in either Childcare and Development or equivalent
  • Demonstrate strong literacy and numeracy skills in order to assist the teacher in delivering lessons
  • Experience of leading small intervention groups
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Early Years and KS1 curriculum
  • Some experience of working with children with autism across the spectrum
  • A positive, friendly and upbeat personality
  • At least one year of experience working with children
  • Knowledge of child protection/safeguarding
  • Individuals who are proactive and flexible 

If you would like to see our school before applying, please call the School Office on 01322 466 975 to arrange a tour. 

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 are committed to ensuring that all River Mill children are become motivated, enthusiastic and independent learners.  We do this by creating learning experiences that are relevant, engaging and purposeful.  We encourage everyone to strive to be the best that they can be.

Information about the school

River Mill is a new free school that has opened in the centre of Dartford in September 2019. We are part of Connect Schools Academy Trust, which is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) with schools in Dartford, Tonbridge and Bromley. There are 6 like-minded schools and two pre-schools within the MAT and this enables us to deliver highly effective CPD opportunities and structure for professional development and career progression.

We are a friendly and welcoming school with a diverse community of learners and have high expectations for all our pupils and celebrate their many skills and talents.

We have a brand new school building with extensive grounds and excellent teaching resources, ICT provision, spacious classrooms, a happy and supportive staff team and motivated children who thrive and enjoy their learning experience. Our creative STEM curriculum and curriculum drivers promote engagement and enjoyment as well as developing the skills and knowledge for life-long learning.

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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.