Graduate/School Leaver Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Southborough CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3297-169S
  • Posted:21/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/08/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:12th August TBC


Are you passionate about education? Are you enthusiastic and hard working? Would you relish the opportunity to inspire children every day and use your skills to give something back?

We are looking for eager and ambitious graduates or school leavers to join our team.


We have a great opportunity for a graduate/school leaver teaching assistant position within a supportive 3 form entry school where you’ll receive excellent mentoring and coaching. You will be working with children on a 1:1 basis as well as working as a general Teaching Assistant, which will provide great experience for a future career in education or a career working with children.

If you are looking to become a teacher in the future and/or you are unsure at this present time, gaining experience as a teaching assistant will enable you to develop the practice and skills necessary and also give you a first-hand experience of the day-to-day life of a teacher.

We are a partner school of the Altius Teaching School so you will have access to other professional development opportunities as well as support with applications.

We are looking for candidates who are able to start on 1st September, and although this is a paid, one year contract for the full academic year, there may also be the possibility of a permanent post within the school at the end of this period.


The hours will be 30 hours a week, Monday - Friday, term time only.

Salary will be on Kent Range 3  £18,038 pro rata.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 3rd August 2020. Interview date 12th August – to be confirmed. The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore all staff are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure along with other relevant employment checks. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted. Previous candidates need not apply.

Information about the school

Southborough Primary School is a large, friendly school (approximately 600 pupils) situated on the rural fringe between Southborough and Tunbridge Wells. We are situated on a lovely site with superb grounds.

We have an excellent team of enthusiastic and dedicated teachers, support staff and governors. We work closely with our parents, local church and community to provide quality education and exciting learning opportunities.

We are committed to all of our children reaching high standards of attainment and achievement in a happy, secure and stimulating environment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01892 512619


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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.