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Teaching Assistant Term Time Only - Temporary

Kennington CE Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2052-130S
  • Posted:22/09/2021
  • Pay:£18,680.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:11/10/2021 at 16:00
  • Interviews:13th and 18th October 2021

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Wanted! An energetic, enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to join our friendly and welcoming team at Kennington CE Academy, we are a good school with outstanding elements!

The position involves working with children of additional needs in receipt of high needs funding, with an aim to achieve the best outcomes for them. You will need to understand how to motivate and encourage pupils to make progress and have the ability to support their learning and behaviour needs. A knowledge of the new National Curriculum is desirable.

Here at Kennington CE Academy we believe that the learning environment extends to the playground and lunch hall, so part of this role includes lunchtime supervision, where we aim to teach children social skills and engage children in active play.

The successful applicant will have a good standard of spoken English and will have achieved English and Maths GCSE qualifications to at least a 'C' grade. An NVQ Level 3 in Learning Support or Level 3 Teaching Assistant is desirable, or at least a willingness to undertake this qualification. The successful person will support our Christian values and ethos. 

This position is either Part Time Monday to Friday 8:45 – 1:30 term time only. This a temporary contract.

Kennington CE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and successful applicants will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS .

In return we can offer you a professional, friendly and hardworking team of staff and governors, who will be fully supportive of your professional development.

If you require any further information please email the school (office@kennington.kent.school )  Applications should be submitted using the Kent Teach website; no CV only applications will be accepted.

Information about the school

Kennington CE Academy is 3 form entry (12 classes) for Key stage 2 of 360 pupils, situated in North Ashford and serving a mixed community of children who are enthusiastic about learning and their school.

We have strong relationships with our feeder Infant school, Downs View and The Towers, our nearest high school. Our church school status has led us to develop close links with the local parish church. We are sponsored by Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust. http://www.diocant-aquila.org/

Kennington CE Academy is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Please visit our website at www.kenningtonacademy.co.uk for further information.

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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.