Teaching Assistant Key Stage 2 (2 Posts) - Part-time

Ospringe CEP School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-3108-68S
  • Posted:05/05/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:01/06/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 10th June 2020


Ospringe CE Primary School is looking to appoint two experienced, committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant to work within key stage 2 at our successful school.  Ideally you will have KS2 experience and a proven track record of outstanding classroom support.

At Ospringe CE Primary School individuals are valued and helped to achieve their personal best.  Children are supported in becoming confident and independent young people, who thrive on challenge, and are motivated to learn within a nurturing, supportive and friendly environment.

Both posts are part-time appointments (term-time only) 29.58 hours per week, 8.55am until 3.20pm, Monday to Friday and include lunchtime cover.  The posts will be paid on KR3 pro rata and are temporary one year contracts, one linked to maternity leave and the other linked to a bulge year group.  

The selection process will determine the candidate’s capability and suitability for the post. Usually personal visits to the school are warmly encouraged. However, in the current climate this will be a telephone conversation with Mrs Amanda Ralph, the Headteacher or Mrs Alison Berrington, the SENCO. Please contact the school to make an appointment on 01795 532004.

At this stage it is uncertain as to the exact form the interviews will take; these will be held either remotely or face-to-face depending on Covid-19 guidance and advice at the time.

Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Ospringe CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults in our school to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Ospringe is a Church of England Primary School with a strong and caring ethos. We have 214 pupils on roll taught in 8 classes within our spacious school site on the outskirts of Faversham.
Our Ospringe school family’s Christian ethos: nurture- grow- succeed; is underpinned by Jesus’ mustard seed parable- from the smallest seeds grow the greatest shrubs (Mt13v31-32). Valuing our diverse community, together we embody our vision, “With God’s guidance; sowing the seeds of success; nurturing and inspiring pupils and adults to flourish.” Our children are happy, keen to learn and well behaved. We work hard to encourage each child to reach their full potential and are proud of the support and care given by our staff to all pupils. As Ofsted noted when we were inspected in November 2017 "There is a genuine love for learning in this school. Teachers have very high expectations of their pupils, who respond by trying their hardest at all times".

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs A Ralph
  • Address:Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8TX
  • Telephone: (01795) 532004
  • Email: office@ospringe.org

Fax: 01795 535744


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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.