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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Oaklands School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2433-103S
  • Posted:14/09/2020
  • Pay:Medway NJC Pay Scale D2 30 hours a week
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/09/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 28 September 2020


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistant to join our Oaklands School Team.  This is a  role which will see the successful applicant supporting some of our children who require additional support and mentoring.  Intitially, you will work closely with the Upper Key Stage 2  team to ensure that their eductaion and wellbeing both thrive.

Are you committed to supporting children’s learning? Do you enjoy making learning fun and engaging? Are you approachable and kind? Would you like to work as part of a close knit team, with fantastic and well-motivated children?

This could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for…

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and flexible Teaching Assistant to support our children, with the flexibility to work across the school. The successful candidate must have a good standard of English (written and spoken) and Maths to enable them to model and support our children appropriately, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Experience working with children is essential.

At Oaklands, TAs work across a phase with a specific focus but at the moment due to COVID, they are working in a traditional class based role.  

Information about the school

Oaklands School is a Good school with results which are above national averages in all areas. We are a two form entry primary school situated in Walderslade. We also have a Children and Family Hub and Wellbeing Centre on site and so support our community from antenatal all the way to Year 6.

The school is set in extensive grounds and is well resourced, including our own swimming pool offering swimming from Year R through to Year 6, a Forest School, radio station and other superb opportunities for outside learning.

We offer wrap around care including breakfast and after school facilities to support working families. At Oaklands there is a very strong sense of being a team with dedicated staff whose aim is to offer our children a first class education.

At Oaklands we are committed to safeguarding and so there will be a range of checks which we will carry out with you including taking two professional references before interview; requesting a self-disclosure criminal record history and then several pre employment checks for the successful candidate.

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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.