Early Years Teaching Assistant - Maternity

Lenham Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2168-73S
  • Posted:11/02/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:19 April 2021
  • App Close Date:12/03/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:23 March 2021


Are you a Early Years 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 to cover maternity leave. A working knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults will be a key requirement. Being IT savvy is also a positive! An active willingness to contribute to whole school improvement is vital. 

Candidates must have a Early Years qualification, and ideally experience of working with children from Foundation Stage. 

The position starts on 19th April 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 12pm on Friday 12th March 2021 .  Interviews will take place on 23rd march 2021, and you will be expected undertake an activity, with a small group of children.  

We would welcome and encourage interested applicants to come 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.