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Teaching Assistant EYFS - Term Time

Kings Hill School, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2680-125S
  • Posted:06/05/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:29/05/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week of 1st June


We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, dedicated and supportive team in EYFS. Candidates should have experience of working in this key stage and have an understanding of the EYFS Framework and Development Matters.

Paediatric first aid training will be provided if the candidate does not already have the qualification. Kings Hill School has one Nursery class opening in September and two establised Reception classes although the post will be primarily based in the Nursery, there will be an expectation to work across all of the Foundation Stage as a team.

The successful applicant will be required to work 32.5 hours per week (8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday, term time only 38 weeks a year). This post is at Kent Range 3 which is £18,039 (FTE)

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Have previous experience in an Early Years setting with the EYFS framework.
  • Be imaginative, creative, very energetic and interested in children’s development.
  • Qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years and Childcare Development.
  • To help children to access the full EYFS curriculum, promoting independent learning both inside and outside in a free-flow environment.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of good early years practice and the EYFS Curriculum.
  • Be a good team player, flexible, prepared to use their initiative and embrace change.
  • Be able to run small intervention groups to support children with additional needs (i.e. Speech & Language, PSHE).
  • Be confident in using technology to enhance learning and to record children’s achievements.
  • Has an ability to work closely with parents to establish good relationships.
  • Be committed to their own professional development.
  • Support the ethos and wider life of the school.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

Interviews will commence during the first week in June. Interview arrangements will be finalised closer to the time depending on lockdown arrangements with schools. 


Information about the school

We are a very popular and oversubscribed large primary school in the heart of the Kings Hill community with 480 pupils. We are very well resourced with a well qualified and dedicated team of teaching and support staff.

Our building is modern and is a unique linear design with extensive and beautiful grounds. At one end of our school we have a state of the art computer suite and library mezzanine. We have a large extended school hall which can be divided into two by acoustic doors, the smaller of which providing an area for sports activities. Our grounds incorporate a pond dipping area, poly tunnel, woodland walk and more recently we have had a Multi Use Games Area built and an all weather running track.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 849634


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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.