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Teaching Assistant (Potential HLTA 2 Days) - Full-time/Part-time

St Margaret's Church of England Junior School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-3195-8S
  • Posted:20/09/2021
  • Pay:D2 Point (4-11)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/09/2021 at 15:00
  • Interviews:4th October


We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful team at St Margaret's Junior School for either 4 or 5 days per week.

Enthusiastic and committed 
Have the ability to work as part of a team whilst also being able to work independently.
Have knowledge of the KS22 English and Maths curriculum
Have experience of running small group interventions
The working hours will be 24/30 hours a week, from 8:30am - 3:30pm daily.

For the right candidate there is potential for 2 days Higher Level Teaching Assistant, which is paid at a higher rate (C2 12-25)

Information about the school

St Margaret's Church of England Junior School is a founding member of the Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST). It is situated in Rainham, Kent, close to the town centre in the midst of an established and thriving community. The school is one of the largest Junior schools in Kent and is over subscribed each year. The school has an exciting atmosphere which is created by our staff and pupils, where lively and enquiring minds are nurtured and children are engaged and enthused by our creative curriculum.

Our enthusiastic and inspirational teaching and support staff work creatively with the challenges of education and management and practice innovative and imaginative thinking to provide a stimulating working and learning environment. During their time at St Margaret’s, children will become confident and independent learners equipped with the necessary skills to prepare them as lifelong learners, ‘Engaged, Enthused and Equipped for life’.

We aim provide excellent, inclusive education to all our children within the context of Christian belief and practice. We aim to: Nourish those of the faith; Encourage those of other faiths; Challenge those who have no faith. St Margaret’s is both a distinctly Christian and inclusive community. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith. It promotes Christian values and spiritual development through the experience it offers to all its pupils whilst being open to the diverse community it serves. Our Christian values of Love, Respect, Wisdom, Equality, Faith (respect of and for the faith of others) and Community underpin all we do at St Margaret's. We hold value days to enhance and embed our values. The school operates as a family, with love for all at its centre, enabling, aspiring and achieving through faith and friendship. Our new Headteacher was appointed in April 2021 and we are looking forward to the next phase of our journey and we hope that you will consider taking that journey with us.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jennie Tilley
  • Address:Orchard Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9AE
  • Telephone: 01634 230 998
  • Email: tillj004@mastacademy.co.uk
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.