1:1 Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Peter's CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3053-124S
  • Posted:30/06/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:16/07/2020 at 11:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Are you able to support, motivate and inspire children to achieve their potential in the classroom?


We wish to appoint a professional, dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support a child with specific educational needs, supporting them to access learning and develop social / communication skills. The successful candidate will be working in our Early Years classroom from September 2020 and will be well-supported by school staff including the SENCO.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a genuine, professional interest to provide quality teaching to children and is highly motivated by the desire to support them in reaching their full potential
  • Is flexible, resilient and can use initiative
  • Is organised with good interpersonal skills
  • Able to foster and maintain positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents / carers
  • Is caring, kind and friendly to all
  • Determined to make a difference


Applicants must have Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above. Previous experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs will be a distinct advantage.


The post is for 30 hours a week (8.45am - 3.15pm Monday - Friday, with a 30 minutes unpaid lunch), term time only. Salary in accordance with Kent Range 3.


Applications should be made through the www.kent-teach.com website. Due to Covid-19 it is not possible to visit the school at the current time, but an informal chat can be arranged prior to application with the SENCO.  For further details please contact Lynn Goreham, Headteacher at headteacher@st-peters.kent.sch.uk


St Peter’s CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and check against the ISA-barred list for children.

Information about the school

St Peter's is a happy, successful and over subscribed school with 161 children on roll. We are situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. In March 2014 we were judged as outstanding by Ofsted in all categories.

The School is currently on 3 sites with the playground at the end of the road and the hall a short walk away. We have many awards including Healthy Schools, Active Mark and Eco-Schools. In Autumn 2020, the school will relocate and expand to a new school building in Hawkenbury.

As we are a small, church school we have a unique relationship between children, parents, staff and governors which has created an enabling ethos throughout the our school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Lynn Goreham
  • Address:Windmill Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4UU
  • Telephone: (01892) 525727
  • Email: admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01892 618677

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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.