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Teaching and Afterschool Club Assistant - Part-time

Whitstable & Seasalter Endowed C of E Junior Sch., Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-3339-78S
  • Posted:27/07/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 £8,660 (pro rata to FTE of £18,425)
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:31/08/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised



We are looking to appoint a Teaching and Afterschool Assistant for 20.75 hours per week in term time only to join our friendly and supportive Outstanding team. The days and hours are as follows:

Wednesday 1.15pm to 6.00pm

TA from 1.15pm to 3.15pm and Afterschool Club from 3.15pm to 6.00pm

Thursday & Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm with 1 hour break for lunch

TA from 9am to 3.15pm and Afterschool Club from 3.15pm to 6.00pm

In order to be shortlisted for interview and subsequently appointed, applicants MUST demonstrate a secure understanding of these expectations, along with relevant experience on the application form and at interview:

  • High standards of work ethic and self-motivation
  • Good literacy and mathematical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to form positive relationships with children and adults
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards & team work
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Empathetic to social, emotional & physical needs of all children
  • Confidence in covering Class Teachers PPA time
  • Experience of teaching high quality interventions
  • Initiative to support and stretch learning within the classroom
  • Confident in running activities for children

In applying for this position, we expect all members of our school staff to continue with professional development and to seek opportunities to increase their knowledge and skill.  The school is fully committed to continued professional development and expects all staff to undertake training as and when required.  More details of each aspect of this role, are attached below in the job descriptions.

Whitstable & Seasalter Endowed Church of England (Aided) Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.  All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Appointed staff are also expected to follow a robust Code of Conduct in accordance with our church school’s Christian Values.

Information about the school

We are a Church of England Aided Junior school, situated in the heart of Whitstable. From September 2021 we will be admitting 60 children into Year 3 from our local infant feeder schools. We are at the start of our expansion and will have seven classes in September 2021, eventually growing to eight classes in total by 2024. Locally we are known as 'The Endowed' and we describe ourselves as an old school with a young heart.

Our children come from all sorts of different backgrounds. Our parents, friends, governors and our local churches give amazing support and this, together with the dedication of a very experienced and caring staff, make The Endowed the Outstanding school that it is.

Our School's Vision and Values:

As a school family, living and learning with a thirst for knowledge, we delight in everyone’s achievements sharing joy and laughter along the way. Within the love of God we nurture aspirations, celebrate each other’s individuality enabling all to flourish. We let our lights shine in school, our community and the World beyond. LOVE - JOY - GOODNESS - RESILIENCE - TRUST Let your light shine. Matthew 5: 14-16

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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.