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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Otford Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2138-165S
  • Posted:14/07/2020
  • Pay:KR payscale allocated according to experience.
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th July 2020


We are looking to employ a Teaching Assistant full time in our two form primary school. Starting date is negotiable. This is initially a fixed term contract for a one year. This post is term time only.

There will also be an additional post of half an  hour each day as a Midday Supervisor at KR2 range 2.5hrs pwk.

Are you looking to work within an exciting and enthusiastic team? Do you want to make a difference to children's education? Then Otford is the school for you!

We are seeking to appoint a motivated Teaching Assistant. The  candidate will be required to work closely with the children in the early years environment focussing on generic Learning Partner duties. The successful candidates will provide support for children to overcome a range of barriers to learning.  

The successful applicants will have a proven ability to work with initiative and will demonstrate a commitment towards children making outstanding progress in their learning. You will either hold or be trained as a First Aider for the school.

We can offer you the support of experienced, enthusiastic staff; considerate and respectful pupils and opportunities for ongoing professional development

The school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The post is subject to: Satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure form the DBS. Please visit our school website for GDPR information

Informal visits to the school are encouraged and can being arranged through the school office on 01959523145. Please ask for Mrs Hussain-Barden - Inclusion Leader

Information about the school

Otford Primary School is located near Sevenoaks, based in the historic village of Otford. We are a two-form entry school, drawing from the village and immediate surrounding areas with committed staff and parents. We like to maximise links within the village and local community.

The School has undergone buildings and facilities development in the last few years. A large sports field and outdoor spaces are used to maximise physical activity and learning outside the classroom as well as weekly Forest School sessions off site. Please refer to our website for more information!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list.

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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.