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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time/Part-time

Ryarsh Primary School, Ryarsh

  • Ref:KCC886-2189-178S
  • Posted:31/03/2021
  • Pay:Permanent position at KR3 (31.25 hours per week)
  • Start Date:April 2021
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Monday 26th April


Would you like to work in a school where behaviour is wonderful and children have a real passion for learning? We have a rare opportunity for a permenent full-time teaching assistant to join our Ryarsh family. We use the word 'rare' as we do not often have teaching assistant positions available due to the fact that not many teaching assistants leave our school. Our amazing village school has a strong community feel, providing a supportive environment for your professional development. We are looking for a new teaching assistant to join our team from April 2021. 

This is a permanent contract for a total of 31.25 hours per week in term time (8.30-3.15 daily).For the right candidate, we can offer the position for three, four or five days. Three of these days will be on a permenant contract with any additional days initially being offered on a temporary contract. 

We are looking for someone who is able to work with a range of adults and children to help nurture and develop the young people in our school into the kind of people that are ready to make a difference to the world around them. You will be highly skilled, reflective, enthusiastic, flexible, friendly and reliable. The ability to work well as part of a team is crucial.

At Ryarsh, relationships are at the heart of everything we do, including the relationships between adults. Our school is a place where you can feel adored and highly valued by everyone in our team. We know that it takes a community to raise a child and would love to hear about the reasons why you would like to join our Ryarsh family. So please feel free to visit us to find out more about the position and see our fantastic children and staff for yourself. To arrange a tour after school with one of our senior leaders, please contact the office team on office@ryarsh.kent.sch.uk. You can also view a video tour of the school by clicking on the following link: https://vimeo.com/467825922 

Ryarsh Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the position will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check.

Information about the school

Here at Ryarsh Primary School, we are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing and happy learning environment. We are united by a strong sense of community and work together to enthuse and inspire all learners to give their very best. We are a popular and over-subscribed school in a traditional Kent village, with 211 children in 7 classes. Our children have a wonderful attitude to learning and are a complete pleasure to teach. Our staff team are friendly, talented and positive, making Ryarsh a great place to work. In 2012, the school was judged Outstanding in all categories by Ofsted. Please visit our website at www.ryarsh.kent.sch.uk to find out more about us.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Daniel Childs, Headteacher
  • Address:Birling Road, Ryarsh, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5LS
  • Telephone: (01732) 870600
  • Email: headteacher@ryarsh.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01732) 870600


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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.