Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

St Michael's CE Junior School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3072-60S
  • Posted:29/06/2020
  • Pay:KR3 - KR4
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:10/07/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


St Michael's Church of England Junior School is a family motivated by one another through our Christian ethos and we are looking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic full-time Teaching Assistant to start work at our school in September 2020. The position will be class-based and the successful candidate would be expected to show a positive impact on pupil progress within a classroom setting as well as working within a team.

The minimum requirement for this position is an appropriate Level 2/3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or Support Work in Schools (eg; Level 2/3 CACHE; Level 2/3 NVQ in Supporting Teaching and Learning; Level 2/3 Support Work in Schools (SWiS).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate competency linked to National Occupational Standards, and evidence a high standard of English and Maths (i.e. GCSE Grade C or above) in order to undertake essential record keeping.

Applications should be made using the KCC application form available through www.kent-teach.com

The contract details will be similar to: 39 weeks + 4 weeks holiday (paid for 43 weeks over a twelve month period), working a 26 hour week, typically 8.30 - 12.00  13.00 - 15.00

Our school is committed to safeguarding its pupils and promoting the welfare of children. The post will be subject to satisfactory references. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

Information about the school

St Michael's CE Junior School is a Victorian town school in the Fant area, within walking distance of the town. It was built approximately 150 years ago in an area of mainly Victorian and Edwardian houses and most pupils live locally. We have approximately 45 children in each year group.The school site is larger than it first appears and our buildings provide a wide range of facilities. The school is a Church of England Controlled School and maintains close links with the church. It is federated with the infant school across the road. St Michael's has a warm and friendly atmosphere, which is frequently commented upon by visitors. Our Christian values of Friendship, Respect, Happiness and Perseverance provide a strong and caring environment enabling our children and staff to flourish.

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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.