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Teaching Assistant Key Stage 1 - Part-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-202S
  • Posted:30/03/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 21st April


Do you have experience in supporting teaching and learning in a primary school, working with Key Stage 1 pupils? Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate individual who can show initiative and enjoys working with children? We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with a well behaved and engaging child in Key Stage 1 to support their learning and health needs.

We are looking for the right person who will:

  • Work in partnership with our Year 2 teaching team and the SENCO to support the child's needs
  • Deliver high quality learning support to enable children to make steps of progress across the Key Stage 1 curriculum
  • Be organised, flexible and willing to use your initiative in order to meet children’s needs
  • Have a positive outlook, with a good sense of humour and high expectations of our children.

We are looking for candidates who can support the positive caring ethos of our school and who have the qualifications, experience and willingness to form and sustain positive relationships with children and staff, and be flexible in their approach to meet our children’s needs.

Candidates must have experience of supporting children in a primary school setting.

Candidates should have the minimum qualifications of 5 GCSEs with a good pass including English and Maths, and/ or NVQ Level 3 or above.  Experience of supporting children with medical needs would be beneficial although not essential as full training would be given.

Please make sure that your application reflects the full range of skills and experience which you would bring to the post, which would make you the ideal candidate.

The position will be temporary until 31.12.2021 in the first instance. The hours are 8.45am to 3.00pm, term time only. 

Information about the school

As a school we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity
  • Great opportunities for professional development consistent with your own aims and the needs of the children. Tell us what your aspirations are so that we can support them.
  • Inquisitive children who enjoy coming to school, are well behaved and love to learn
  • A warm, friendly and successful staff team who work together effectively and support each other in meeting the needs of our children.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within our Learning Hub.

Due to current COVID restrictions visits to the school are limited but we would encourage you to contact us to discuss the role.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Neil Brinicombe
  • Address:Lewisham Rd, River, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: 01304 822516
  • Email:
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.