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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

The Wells Free School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2025-91S
  • Posted:23/06/2020
  • Pay:Kent Scheme- KR3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:10/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 13 July


We are looking to recruit a dedicated and hard-working Teaching Assistant to work with two delightful children in Upper Key Stage 2 who have an Education Health Care Plan. Some knowledge and experience of working with special needs children would be an advantage although training will also be provided.

Hours (term time only): Monday to Thursday: 08.00-12.00 and 12.30-14.30; 

Starting salary: £18,039 (pro-rata to 24 hours per week)

Please note that the contract is initially for one year but will be reviewed with potential to extend.

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Information about the school

The Wells Free School opened in September 2013 with just years R, 1 and 2. We have expanded each year and, in September 2016, we moved into our brand new school building. We are now at full capacity with 174 pupils divided into 7 classes.

With a strong focus on child led learning and a commitment to outdoor learning experiences, the school aims to promote excellence and wellbeing, ensuring that our pupils have a real understanding of their community, both locally and globally. The school was rated good by OFSTED in June 2019.

Please note, that as a Free School we operate different school hours and some term times, details of which can be found on the school website.

This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS) where required, along with other relevant employment checks.

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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.