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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

St Francis Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5207-63S
  • Posted:19/07/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Monday 20th September
  • App Close Date:01/09/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 7th September


Maternity Cover:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and creative team to cover for a member of staff who will be going on maternity leave in September. We are looking for a motivated individual who is able to work well in a team and who believes that all children should be given support to enable them to achieve.

We are looking for someone with GCSE maths and English or equivalent or NVQ3 teaching assistant qualification. This is a temporary post initially.

This post is part time (three days per week) term time only.

Are you …? 

  • an experienced learning support assistant?
  • a dedicated team player who has energy and enthusiasm? 
  • do you have high expectations?
  • able to work collaboratively but also work on your own initiative? 
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?

We can offeyou:  

  • pupils who are kind, caring, keen to learn and enjoy working hard and being challenged.
  • a dynamic and supportive team. 
  • a well resourced school. 
  • a strong partnership with parents, governors and the local community  

St Francis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK. 

Information about the school

St Francis is a popular, inclusive, well- equipped primary school serving a wide Catholic community in Maidstone and beyond. We are a large two form entry school with over 400 pupils on roll. The school is housed in a modern building which includes an open plan library and up to date computer suite. All classes are well resourced and have interactive whiteboards and visualisers.

We are a hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic team described by Ofsted as “an impressive professional workforce, committed to ensuring that all pupils make progress”. We are committed to enabling all children to achieve the very best they can through a dynamic, creative and questioning curriculum. Staff development is always focused on ensuring outstanding teaching and learning, with challenge for all.

Our recent Ofsted inspection in September 2018, judged the school to be good in all areas.

Tolerance, mutual respect and understanding are central to the excellent relationships and standards of behaviour within the school.

Our children are energetic and friendly and enjoy taking responsibility for themselves and others. We believe in developing the whole child in a happy and safe environment where high expectations of learning and discipline ensure that all are able to achieve academically, spiritually and socially.

We provide an outstanding Catholic education with many opportunities for our children to become immersed in the liturgical life of the school and our parish through daily assemblies, masses and other services.

Our community is enriched through strong relationships with all stakeholders – children, staff, parents, governors and friends work together to secure the best outcomes for our children. You would receive a very warm welcome to our school community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 771568


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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.