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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Lenham Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2168-66S
  • Posted:02/07/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:July 2020


Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge?!

We need an outstanding TA to join of friendly, inclusive school team

In return Lenham Primary School can offer; 

  • Fabulous children
  • Ongoing professional development,
  • A supportive friendly team with the childrens interests at heart.
  • Pride values throughout our school

We are looking for a pro-active and dedicated individual to join our team. A working knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults are a key requirement. Being IT savvy is also a positive! An active willingness to contribute to whole school improvement is vital. 

The position on offer is a temporary post until July 2021 and requires attendance, Monday to Friday 8:45 - 3:20, with a half hour lunch break, you may be requested to attend additional training days with notice. 

Applications should be made via Kent Teach online submission by the closing date. Any queries should be sent by email to Emma Pike, School Business Manager on finance@lenham.kent.sch.uk.  Please note that our Safer Recruitment policy dictates, that we will obtain references before interview, if you are selected.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th July 2020 at 5pm; Shortlisiting will take place on Tuesday 14th July 2020.  Interviews will take place the same week. You will be expected undertake an activity, with a small group of children.  

You should be ready to join our team in September 2020.

We would welcome and encourage interested applicants to make contact and visit us.

Lenham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.


Information about the school

Lenham Primary School is a friendly school set in the rural community of Lenham. The school is single form entry with 205 pupils on roll. Access to the school is quick and easy by car from most areas of Kent, Medway or the London fringes via the M20 and A20. There is also easy access by train or bus.

Our pupils benefit from extensive grounds which are used to enhance the learning opportunities for all pupils. The school is very much at the heart of the community with a number of community activities based here. We have a well-established staff team, supportive parents and strong links with our local secondary school.

Lenham Primary had a good OFSTED inspection in June 2018. We have a reputation for successful inclusion, well-behaved pupils and an interest in Olympic and Paralympic values.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 851652


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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.