Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Bishop Chavasse Primary School , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2086-45S
  • Posted:22/02/2021
  • Pay:Min £17, 329 - Max £18,039
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/03/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 9th March 2021

Advert

Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School, which opened in September 2017, is looking to appoint a full time teaching assistant to join our team of staff, during our fourth year of existence 

If you are a teaching assistant who is able to inspire, ignite imagination and instil a love of learning, then this is the position for you. 

We are looking for a colleague to join our dedicated team, building upon our successes and helping us to continue to shape the future of Bishop Chavasse Church of England School.  Your role will involve you working as part of a dynamic team, providing the best learning opportunities for our children as well as supporting our extended care provision.

The full time role is for a teaching assistant who will work for a maximum of 32.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday. 8:30 - 3.30 p.m (with a half hour unpaid lunch break).  

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, firm and caring individual to support a child with SEMH.

The successful applicant should have experience of working with Key stage 1 or 2 students with emotional and behavioural difficulties and promoting positive outcomes.  Experience of specific learning needs e.g. SEMH or ASD is beneficial, as is the ability to recognise and implement key approaches to learning to support the child.

This position is attached to a child and will therefore be for the duration of the child's time at Bishop Chavasse, however further opportunities may be available after this time.

Our successful candidates will be highly motivated, and able to contribute to a strong, inclusive and cohesive ethos reflecting the school’s Christian character. 

Our pupils are delightful and are proud ambassadors of their school.  They are inspired to embed the school’s values and develop personal character through additional wider curriculum activities and opportunities which motivate them, enable them to grow in confidence and cultivate thinking skills and creative potential beyond typical expectations.  

For this reason, we are seeking committed, enthusiastic teaching assistant to join the amazing staff team who are dedicated to achieving our school's vision, whilst building on the excellent reputation we have already established within our community. This role is initially a temporary position, with the potential of becoming a permenant post.

To arrange an informal conversation about this post please contact Donna Weeks, Founding Headteacher, by email at headteacher@bishopchavasseschool.org.uk.  

Information about the school

Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School opened in September 2017 as part of the Tenax Schools Trust. The school is a 4-11 Church of England two form entry primary free school which has recently opened in brand new, purpose built school, located in and mainly serving South Tonbridge (postcode area TN11).

The core of our vision is to create an outstanding Church of England primary school at the heart of local community where all pupils, regardless of background are offered an inspiring curriculum which enables them to master the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their full educational and personal potential.

Our Christian values prevail throughout our school. Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School continues to strive to be at the forefront of developing new approaches to learning, embedding the ‘mastery’ approach to primary phase teaching, whilst securing the very best outcomes for all of our pupils.

Our school, which currently provides a high quality education for Years R to Year 3 pupils this academic year, and we will welcome new Reception children each September until it reaches capacity in 2023.

We moved into our brand new state of the art school building in April 2019 and are able to offer a vibrant environment for the right candidate, comprising of a stunning library, food technology room, intervention rooms and colourful, well equipped, breakout spaces and impressive outside area.

Our school has already developed a strong community, whereby, staff, parents and children are flourishing through working, learning and playing together. Providing our children with a rich and varied experiences encourages our children to develop independence and confidence.

Tenax Schools Trust was founded by Bennett Memorial Diocesan School (Bennett) an Outstanding secondary school, located in nearby Tunbridge Wells. Bennett is a designated Teaching School, part of the Altius teaching school alliance which provides significant opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.