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Classroom Based Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Selling Church of England Primary School, Selling

  • Ref:KCC886-3112-66S
  • Posted:21/06/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (potential of some KR6 work)
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:01/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:13th July


Selling Church of England Primary School is seeking to appoint a new member to their staff team. Based predominately in one class in the mornings as a Teaching Assistant and across the school in the afternoons. Ideally the successful candidate will have a Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification, and will be paid at the higher rate when leading classes for PPA cover or staff absence.

Selling CEP School has:

  • happy, well behaved children who are keen learners
  • supportive parents and carers 
  • high expectations for all members of the school community
  • a committed, hardworking and friendly staff team
  • good links with the Church and local community

Applicants should have a good standard of English and Maths as well as a good general standard of education, with an NVQ level 2 or equivalent in supporting children's learning. You will also need to be flexible, supportive and a positive team player with a sense of humour and possess excellent communication skills. Previous classroom assistant experience, including taking classes for PPA cover, is desirable. 

This will be a fixed term contract until the end of academic year on Kent Range 3 (£15628-£17188 pro-rata (review pending)) for 30 hours per week, term time only (subject to successful completion of the probationary period). For applicants holding the HLTA qualification (or higher) when asked to cover classes, pay will be at a higher rate of KR6.

Please contact the school for an informal chat in the absence of being able to visit if you would like to find out more about our school. For shortlisted candidates, there will be a short video conference introductory interview on 7th July with the full video conference interview on 13th July. 

Selling Church of England Primary School considers the whole staff team responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check. References will be requested prior to interview if shortlisted.

Information about the school

Our school is in Selling, a small village situated on the outskirts of the historic market town of Faversham in Kent. We are lucky to be surrounded by orchards and beautiful views of The Downs and we are very proud of our school.

Our staff and pupils share a strong belief in the values and ethos of the school. Selling C of E Primary School is part of The Village Academy which means we are able to share expertise with our other schools in the Academy including best practice and resources, allowing us to raise achievement and standards throughout the school.

Our school mission statement:

We aim to create a happy, secure and Christian learning environment for all members of our school.

Our values:

We aim to teach Christian values throughout the curriculum and as part of our everyday school lives. All Christian values are promoted with the value of kindness being our core value.

Selling C of E Primary is a friendly and happy place where we aim for all children to enjoy learning and achieve great things.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 752906


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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.