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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Computing - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-152S
  • Posted:12/05/2020
  • Pay:VIAT Range 6 (full time £22,626 - £25,718)
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/06/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Te be confirmed


Higher Level Teaching Assistant responsible for the teaching of the computing curriculum to KS2 pupils.

20 hours per week to be worked Tuesday to Friday, as follows:

  • 2 days 12.15 – 3.30, which would include running a lunchtime club (6.5 hrs)
  • 2 days 12.45 – 4.30, which would include running an after school club (7.5 hrs)
  • Plus 6 hours to be negotiated for planning time and website development

Computing in primary schools is a fascinating subject and we have children who are extremely enthusiastic about animation, lego control and learning about the internet.If you have whole class teaching experience as a Teaching Assistant or a Teacher and would like to take up this challenge we would love to hear from you.

Our ICT suite is equipped with 32 computers and an interactive white board. We have lots of additional equipment such as bebots and Lego to supplement the learning and engage the children. We would also be looking to continue our Digital Leaders programme, developing the children’s experience in IT and internet safety.

There will be an opportunity to work with the Office Manager to develop and maintain the school website www.eastborough.viat.org.uk

East Borough has a dedicated staff who are passionate about helping the children be the best they can be. If you are too, please get in touch.


Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

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