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One to One Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Stella Maris Catholic Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-5216-42S
  • Posted:17/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:1st November 2021
  • App Close Date:27/09/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 1st October 2021


Are you an outstanding, highly motivated and inspiring Teaching Assistant who can engage and support children to reach their full potential? If you are then we have the role for you.    

Stella Maris Catholic Primary School is a Good school as judged by Ofsted.  We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, innovative and highly motivated One to One Teaching Assistant who wishes to develop in our increasingly successful, over-subscribed school that is at the heart of a supportive Catholic community as part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership. 

We offer an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team focused on raising standards and providing creative opportunities, which allow pupils to learn and achieve. We are looking to appoint someone who is able to inspire our young learners, working with energy and enthusiasm.  This role will involve you working in class, supporting the individual needs of a pupil in order for them to develop and grow. Therefore, you will have excellent communication skills and be a team player in order to allow our pupils to reach their individual goals.  Knowledge and experience of working with children with SEN is desirable.

We ask that you are educated to GCSE standard. This is a fixed term position of 32.50 hours per week, term time only plus Staff Development Days until the 31st August 2022 (funding dependant). This role involves lunchtime duty.

In return we can offer you an exciting, well organised, vibrant environment in which to work, with an experienced, committed and ambitious team to support you.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged to see all the school has to offer; please contact Mr Andrew Gretton to make an appointment or to ask any questions you may have on  01303 252127 or agretton@kcsp.org.uk

Closing date for applications:     Monday 27th September 2021 at 09.00

Interviews will take place:         Friday 1st October 2021

Any offer of employment is subject to our Safeguarding checks, including satisfactory return of an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, references and a pre-employment health history questionnaire.

Information about the school

Stella Maris is a happy, family school that was judged to be ‘Good’ in every category by Ofsted in October 2017 and was described as 'a joyful learning community', in its RE Inspection in May 2015. We are a one-form entry Catholic Primary School, serving children from all over the Folkestone and Cheriton area.

We are an Academy and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. This allows us to work closely with other schools, sharing and learning from each other to continuously improve outcomes for all our staff and children.

We offer an exciting, stimulating curriculum and staff enjoy some outstanding CPD opportunities. We are lucky enough to be set in beautiful surroundings with lots of outside space with a woodland trail and fire pit area. We are nestled next to Lower Radnor Park, in close proximity to Folkestone Sports Centre. We have a warm, welcoming ethos, a problem-solving approach, and high expectations of all our children and staff.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 226085


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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.