Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Experienced Teaching Assistant/ LSA (32.5 Hours P/W) - Part-time

Oaks Primary Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2003-58S
  • Posted:28/09/2021
  • Pay:Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/09/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


About the role: Oaks Primary Academy has a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and Experienced Teaching Assistant / LSA to join our highly collaborative and supportive team. Our teaching support team is pivotal to our success in the classroom and provides a great deal of support for our teachers, and this position for an LSA will strengthen the team even further with their knowledge, experience and additional support that they can provide our teaching staff with. Our successful candidate will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and students alike, be able to work as part of a team and will be reliable and excellent communicators. A Level 3 qualification in childcare is essential for this post as well as having Key Stage 2 experience. 

This is a part time role offering 32.5 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset (39 weeks).

Please be aware that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.


Our successful candidate will be;

  • Enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable
  • ​​​​​​​Capable of working independently and in a team
  • Able to motivate and support pupils
  • Able to work with individual pupils and small groups of pupils
  • Able to demonstrate experience with interventions and learning support
  • Candidates should have a minimum of a Level 3 NVQ or equivalent and have experience of working within a primary school
  • Possess an unending desire to help all children achieve their best
  • Possess a caring nature and a deep regard for children

Information about the school

Oaks Primary is a small academy with approximately 190 pupils on roll and an additional 20 pupils in our Nursery. We are very proud of our school and the hard work and positive attitude of all our pupils and staff. Teaching and learning areas are both safe and well maintained, providing a stimulating working environment for pupils. We are continually striving to improve our facilities in order to enrich the experiences of our pupils.

The teachers and support staff form a very strong team and work closely with the Governing Body and Leigh Academies Trust to promote high standards throughout Oaks Primary Academy. Parents provide invaluable voluntary support throughout the academy including a programme of fundraising activities throughout the year.

The academy teaches a broad and balanced curriculum which is enriched by a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It is our aim to provide a happy, safe, and caring community, where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their goals

Job Contact Information


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.