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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3714-44S
  • Posted:22/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:October 2021
  • App Close Date:01/10/2021 at 15:30
  • Interviews:4th October Afternoon

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St Peter’s Catholic Primary School

Sittingbourne

Teaching Assistant

Kent Range 3
28.45 hours (Term Time) Temporary Contract

Required – October 2021

 

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, friendly and talented Teaching Assistant to join our supportive teaching team to work across the school with a range of pupils.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to children’s development. Experience of working with children with specific learning needs is essential. You will be working in the classroom and implementing programmes of support designed specifically to meet pupils’ needs.  

Our ideal candidate will be an energetic and confident team player who is able to demonstrate previous success working in either a mainstream or specialist setting. You should also be able to evidence using your own initiative to support successful inclusion. You will have strong behaviour management skills balanced with a calm and friendly manner.  You must:

  • Have recent and current knowledge of Phonics and able to lead the teaching phonics for small groups
  • Have a current knowledge of the National curriculum
  • Be prepared to work with children with additional needs
  • Be confident working with small groups within the classroom
  • Be flexible with hours

If you are passionate about developing the best possible learning environment and the highest standards of learning, are kind and patient with a desire to develop an excellent rapport with children & adults we would love to hear from you. A Teaching Assistant qualification of NVQ 1 or equivalent would be preferable.

In return we offer you:

  • A dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors.
  • Children who are friendly, hardworking and well behaved.
  • Supportive parents.
  • Flexible opportunity for a position dependent upon your particular strengths and interests.

Please email a letter of application to Mrs Sara Wakefield.

Closing Date:  1st October 21

Interviews: 4th October 21 Afternoon   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.

 

Information about the school

St Peter’s is a one form entry Catholic primary school and part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership - a multi academy trust. From September 2019 the school entered into a shared leadership model with St Edwards Catholic Primary School in Sheerness with Sara Wakefield as the Executive Principal.

We are a happy and supportive staff team whose children demonstrate excellent learning behaviours; parents actively support the school and we have a committed and effective Governing Body.

We have created a Christian Community in which the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and creative talents of all are nurtured. We enable our pupils to contribute to the society in which they live by being active participants, acquiring effective personal skills and qualities of good citizenship.

We are very proud of our school community; it is a friendly, vibrant, happy place where everyone is valued. We aim to make sure that everyone who comes through our doors, for whatever purpose, experiences the warmth and love of Christ who is at the heart of all that we do. The unique worth of each child is celebrated and nurtured so that all our children are empowered to fulfill their potential whatever their gifts or talents.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 439968

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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.