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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Borden CEP School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3329-41S
  • Posted:05/05/2021
  • Pay:KR3 £17,769 - £18,039 Pro Rata
  • Start Date:7th June 2021
  • App Close Date:17/05/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 24/05/2021


1:1 Teaching Assistant – fixed term linked to High Needs Funding

27.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday term-time only. Paid on KR3 £17,769 - £18,039 (pro rata)

We are looking to appoint a caring and creative Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful school team from June 2021. This is an excellent opportunity to join an outward facing school with professional development opportunities both within our school and in the wider Academy Trust.

Borden Church of England Primary School is a small school with a strong family ethos. Our Christian vision is rooted in the story of The Good Samaritan and we value every member of our community for our similarities and our differences. We aim to ensure that our children flourish in their time with us and leave our care as confident, aspirational and active global citizens.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A caring Teaching Assistant who has the needs of our children and families firmly at the heart of what they do
  • A positive role model to staff and pupils
  • A good team player with strong communication and interaction skills
  • A positive person who looks for new adventures for children and staff to explore
  • Experience of working within EYFS and/or KS1 and of working with children with additional needs 

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a supportive team who work collaboratively in phase groups
  • Curious, motivated and happy pupils
  • Development opportunities within the school and wider Academy Trust
  • A positive school environment where the wellbeing of both staff and pupils is highly valued
  • Support from an experienced SENCo and leadership team 

This post is linked to specific time limited funding and will cease, when the funding stops or if for any reason the child leaves the school. 

We welcome informal visits to the school. Due to covid limitations visits outside of school hours can be arranged. Please contact the School Office to arrange a tour 01795 472593. Please see our website (www.borden.kent.sch.uk) or our Twitter feed (@BordenCEPrimary) for more information and a flavour of what we do.

Borden Church of England Primary School is situated on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Borden just outside Sittingbourne. The school has a roll of 140 spread across five mixed age classes. Surrounded by fields and orchards and in a building full of historic charm, our school is a lovely place to teach and learn.

We have a new Forest School area, our own sensory space and a brand new wellbeing room due to open very soon.

We pride ourselves on our family feel and our commitment to inclusive approaches. As a church school, we promote the values of love, hope and forgiveness and are focused on ensuring that all members of our school family flourish in their time with us and beyond.

Borden Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable.

Information about the school

Our village school is situated on the edge of Sittingbourne overlooking farmland and a rolling hillside. We have 140 children in 5 mixed age classes. Ofsted in March 2008 graded us outstanding.

SIAMS Inspection in July 2018 graded us outstanding You are welcome to visit us. Please contact the school for an appointment

Our school website at www.borden.kent.sch.uk contains a lot of relevant information about the school. Take a tour around the school, visit the classes and enjoy seeing what the children have been learning and doing, read the newsletters and Ofsted reports.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Josie Boland
  • Address:School Lane, Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8JS
  • Telephone: 01795472593
  • Email: office@borden.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01795472593


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.