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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

High Halden Church of England Primary School , Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3139-84S
  • Posted:22/06/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/07/2020 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are looking for a teaching assistant to join our team, providing support to groups and individual pupils in the classroom.

We are looking for a teaching assistant who:

  • Is organised, adaptable and willing to learn/develop
  • Embraces innovation positively and with enthusiasm
  • Works well in a team but can also use their initative 
  • Has strong levels of spoken and written English and Mathematics
  • Is able to follow and adapt lesson plans.
  • Can support children to access the curriculum.
  • Can prepare resources and teaching materials
  • Can liaise with the class teacher and other staff
  • Has consistently high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement.
  • Wants to make a difference to the lives of our children. 

We can offer a busy and vibrant school, which is constantly moving forward, with great children and a very supportive team working in partnership with our local community.

Ofsted states that:

  • Parents and staff are fulsome in their praise of all aspects of the school
  • Staff are proud to be a part of the school and enjoy working here.
  • The culture and ethos of the school are positive and underpinned by strong, shared values. 
  • Pupils feel safe, happy and well looked after in school, their parents and staff agree.
  • The atmosphere around the school is positive, purposeful and friendly. Pupils are courteous, chatty and respectful towards adults and each other.

This is a part time position, working 9am-12pm, five days a week.  The post is temporary, intially for a year but could be longer but is funding dependent. 

Candidates will be judged on both their capability for the post and their suitability for working with children. Good English and Maths skills are essential and candidates must have GCSE maths and English at grade C or above. 

We can assure you that working at High Halden will be exciting and fun. Have a look at our website to get a feel of what we are about.

At the moment we are unable to offer a tour of the school but if you have any questions please call or email Mrs Burlton on 01233 860285 or headteacher@high-halden.kent.sch.uk 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Barred List check.


Here at High Halden, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.


All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Information about the school

High Halden Church of England Primary School is a small, friendly school which has served the local community since 1868. We have a team of dedicated and committed teachers, support staff and governors and a strong relationship with our local church and community. The behaviour and attitudes displayed by our pupils are very good and we work closely with parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children. We are proud of our positive and caring ethos through which all our pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential.

Our School Vision At High Halden we take pride in creating a nurturing environment where our community of learners are valued as individuals. Through God’s love, rich experiences and a sense of belonging, all will make strong roots to grow, flourish and bear fruit.

Our Christian Values

Generosity Respect ❤ Wisdom Trust Hope

Our vision and associated values are theologically centred on the Bible narrative ‘The Vine and the Branches’

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit (John 15:5).

Rooted in God, we grow together.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233)850656

Documents

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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.