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Teaching Assistant/Learning Mentor - Fixed Term

Aylesham Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2648-137S
  • Posted:24/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3 -£18,425 / KR4 - £18,517-£19,625 pro rata
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:04/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 4th October 2021

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Hours: 30 Hours, Mon - Fri, 8:30 - 3:15, *Term Time only

Contract Type: Temporary  to 31st August 2022

Pay Details: KR3 - £18,425 -17.5 hours/ KR4 - £18,517-£19,625 – 12.5 hours pro rata 

There has never been a better time to join Aylesham Primary School. This is a very exciting time for our school, as we embark on a journey of positive change and growth.

Due to the expansion and success of our school, we have fantastic opportunities for a Teaching Assistant to join our team of already established, dynamic and professional practitioners who strive for greatness and enhance the performance of our pupils.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who will work with small groups of children in a classroom based support capacity and also to work as a 1:1Teaching Assistant who will work solely with one child.

Part of the role is for 12.5 hours per week as a learning mentor to support our looked after children to make the best possible progress in their learning, personal development, academic progress and achievement.

Applicants must have a good standard of education together with good numeracy and literacy skills (GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and science is required) and/or an NVQ or equivalent related to the post would be desirable.  Experience of working with children is vital and you must be resilient, empathetic, patient, flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills.

We are a values led school. The applicant must be willing to adhere to and model our values: Resilience, Creativity, Teamwork and Flying high (see our website for more details).

All applications should be made via www.kent-teach.com

Whilst we would normally encourage visits to school, we are currently unable to facilitate this and interviews are likely to take place online. Please do visit our website to gain a virtual 'feel' for our school.

Aylesham Primary School is committed to recruiting with care in order to safeguard the welfare of pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children, plus verification of right to work in the UK.

*The postholder is required to work for 38 weeks per year. In addition, the postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day.

Information about the school

Aylesham Primary School is a two-form entry primary school in the heart of the Kent countryside, six miles south of Canterbury, serving Aylesham and the surrounding villages.

We offer a highly supportive and dedicated Leadership Team set within a fantastic working environment. Our brand new building boasts first class facilities including a new bespoke library, design technology room, a large school hall and studio for P.E, games, movement and drama.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact our friendly school office on 01304 840392.

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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.