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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Vale View Community Primary School and Nursery, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2531-130S
  • Posted:30/03/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:May 2021
  • App Close Date:16/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:23rd April 2021

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If you are looking for a position where you can really make a difference in a fast improving school and if you want to be part of a happy, friendly and enthusiastic team, then Vale View is the place for you!

We wish to appoint a superb Teaching Assistant for a Term 5 start. We are looking for someone who is friendly and approachable, able to work on their own initiative and to manage their time effectively and who is driven to provide opportunities and enjoyment for children, enabling them to be the best they can be.

The successful candidate will be supporting children in class as well as working with small groups and individuals to provide additional support under the direction of the class teacher and SENCo.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Share the school and trust values and be prepared to put the children at the heart of everything
  • Be keen to continue to learn and develop their skills
  • Have a good standard of education, with a minimum requirement of English and Mathematics at GCSE (C) or equivalent. 
  • Have energy and the determination to make a difference
  • Be a team player, willing to share ideas and with a good sense of humour
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in, and sensitivity to, children's individual needs.  You will be expected to have a positive impact on the children you work with and the school as a whole.

In return, we can offer: 

  • A friendly, dedicated and supportive team of staff who thrive on challenge and having fun; who work closely together, as well as alongside other schools within our academy, to improve the quality of achievement and enjoyment for all pupils 
  • A thorough induction programme and good professional development opportunities 
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.

Unfortunately, due to the current Covid situation we are unable to arrange visits to the school. However, we would welcome the opportunity to chat with you prior to application so we can answer any questions you may have. Please contact the school if you would like to arrange this.

Information about the school

Whinless Down Academy Trust is a three school MAT comprising of Priory Fields, St Martins and Vale View school. We value our community and it’s traditions, values and individuality and pride ourselves on providing a first class education in the local area. All three schools have good facilities and are well resourced with an excellent CPD programme.

Vale View is a one form entry school with a nursery. We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Trust to secure best outcomes for children and mutual support for colleagues.

Vale View School benefits from the support of a range of support staff including a sports coach, specialist music teacher and a dedicated pastoral support mentor who contribute to the well being of pupils and staff.

The safeguarding of our children is of paramount importance, and we are rigorous in our recruitment procedures. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check, and references will be pursued. Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to complete a self disclosure form prior to interview.

The Whinless Down Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kelly Brown (Head Of School)
  • Address:Vale View Road, Elms Vale, Dover, Kent, CT17 9NP
  • Telephone: (01304) 202821
  • Email: kbrown@vale-view.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01304) 202821

Documents

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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.