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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3722-43S
  • Posted:29/03/2021
  • Pay:KR3 £18,039 pro rata
  • Start Date:Monday 3rd May 2021
  • App Close Date:16/04/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 21st April 2021


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge with potential career opportunities?

Do you have the passion and creativity to help drive our good school towards outstanding?

If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, at this exciting time on our journey to becoming outstanding.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to help accelerate the learning and personal development of the children and to enable them to make the best use of the educational opportunities available at St. Ethelbert’s. This will be as a class based teaching assistant role, intially in the Early Years.

We are looking for an exceptional applicant who has appropriate, relevant, qualifications and experience in a similar role.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and Primary Curriculum;
  • be an exceptional role model; passionate in developing high standards and expectations for all pupils;
  • have ambition, enthusiasm, resilience and the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • work as part of a team and be committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves;
  • take a full and active role in all aspects of school life and passionately promote a clear child-centred vision;

We welcome Catholic and Non-Catholic applicants. Non-Catholic’s must be able to support the Catholic life and ethos of the school, have good numeracy and literacy skills. Experience of working with children is vital.

Applicants must believe in and model our motto and values which is 'High Expectations for all, in the Light of Christ' - THOUGHTFULNESS, INCLUSION and KNOWLEDGE

This role is required for 35 hours a week. (8:30am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday). 30 minutes lunch time supervision is included in the hours.

Pay Scale KR 3 pro rata

This post is subject to a 6-month probation period.

We encourage potential applicants to visit or arrange a discussion with the head teacher before applying. Please contact the school office to do this.

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained below.

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th April at 12pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st April 

Please send completed applications forms directly to jane.vernon@stethelbertsschool.co.uk (School Manager/PA)

St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery is committed to recruiting with care in order to safeguard the welfare of pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children, plus verification of right to work in the UK


Information about the school

St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school set in the heart of the Georgian town of Ramsgate, Kent, just a short walk from the beaches overlooking the English Channel. The school had its last Ofsted Inspection in June 2019 and is rated Good. Our staff and governors are hard-working, caring, supportive and friendly and the children are very well behaved. With our church being on the school site we are building strong links with our local community. Our school motto is ‘High Expectations for all, in the Light of Christ’. Children are encouraged to fulfil their potential through a creative curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils, develops independent and enquiry-based learning skills and offers appropriate challenges so that they achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of their lives. Our school values are THOUGHTFULNESS; KNOWLEDGE; INCLUSION'.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 570689


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.