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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Grove Park Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2595-63S
  • Posted:23/06/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:09/07/2020 at 23:00
  • Interviews:14-15th July


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join a large and dynamic team at Grove Park Primary School.  If you are experienced, enthusiastic and adaptable and able to bring out and nurture the best potential in our pupils aged 4-11, you may be our ideal candidate.

 The hours of duty are from 8.40-3.25, Monday to Friday, term time only - a total of 28.75 hours per week.

 This role will involve you to work with the whole class, groups of pupils or support children on 1:1 basis and deliver intervention programs.

 You will be our desirable candidate if:

  • You have experience of working with children (ideally in a school setting) and have an understanding of children’s development;
  • You have maths and English GCSEs A*-C;
  • You are proactive and be flexible;
  • You are team player who is also committed to the wider life of the school;
  • You are a clear communicator with adults and children;
  • You are a positive role model to all.


In return, we can offer you:

  • Well behaved, polite children who enjoy learning;
  • A friendly and supportive team;
  • Opportunities for development through training, mentoring and coaching;
  • An inclusive environment where you feel valued;
  • A supportive leadership team.

For general and specific responsibilities for this position please refer to the job description.

Please note that we accept application forms only. To download an application form, please visit our website and email the completed form to recruitment@groveparkacademies.org. If you require further information, please contact Anna Smith by telephone on 01795477417 or by email at recruitment@groveparkacademies.org.  

Grove Park Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Information about the school

Information about Grove Park Primary

Grove Park Primary School is part of Grove Park Academies, which is a multi-academy trust consisting of one mainstream primary school and Aspire School (Special), currently under development, both situated in Sittingbourne in very close proximity to each other. The trust was established in 2012, which consisted of Grove Park Primary School and was granted permission to open a free special school in 2016. The primary school was inspected in 2017 and maintained its ‘Good’ grading and reflected our ethos, ‘The continued success of the school is based on your detailed knowledge of your pupils, an unwavering determination to help them achieve well, and hardworking, dedicated staff.’ (Ofsted October 2017) The trust is built around the following principles; • A place where everyone feels valued and respected. • Schools that offer a warm, happy, calm, safe atmosphere where everyone enjoys learning and working together. • Where learning and teaching sits at the heart of everything, it does. • An ethos that celebrates all achievements and recognises individual successes. • Schools that have consistently high expectations for all and where academic achievement is not seen as the only measure of success.

The staff regard schools within this trust as an opportunity to fully develop potential through well-structured learning and nurturing environment where the pupils can grow and thrive. ‘Growing Towards the Future’

Grove Park is a two form entry primary school set in extensive grounds serving 420 pupils. We have excellent facilities and an excellent team of teachers and support staff, who work tirelessly to meet the needs of our pupils and community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 436063


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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.