Teaching Assistant - Full-time

St Peter's Methodist Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3289-71S
  • Posted:30/06/2020
  • Pay:KR3 term time
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:14/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:17th July 2020


We wish to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team for September 2020. We are looking for a TA with flexibility, experience in learning support and the ability to contribute to our school’s community and vision. The successful applicant will be sensitive to children’s varying needs, but be able to work under the guidance of the teaching team, SENCo and Leadership Team.

Applicants should preferably be qualified to NVQ Level 2, and have some knowledge of the development and learning styles of children and special educational needs. A knowledge of and experience of techniques and resources for working with pupils with speech and language needs and ASD would be preferable.

The TA will be initially based in our Year 3 class and will cover lunch duty. The post will be for 31.25 hours a week. You will be providing support to groups of children within the classroom as well as 1:1 support for an individual child.

For an informal chat about the position and more information please telephone Mrs Kristina Dyer (Head teacher) on 01227 464392 or email headteacher@st-peters-canterbury.kent.sch.uk

St Peter’s Methodist School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.

Information about the school

St. Peter's Methodist Primary School is a Good (Ofsted 2018), one form entry voluntary controlled primary school located in the heart of Canterbury. The school enjoys a strong relationship with the Methodist Church and has been recognised as Outstanding in the June 2018 SIAMS inspection. We have the benefit of modern facilities and an attractive, well-planned playground and forest school area within a historic setting. Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff work closely together to raise standards and develop creativity. All staff benefit from effective support and CPD to enable them to develop.

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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.