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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Egerton Church of England Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3199-99S
  • Posted:28/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:November or December 2021
  • App Close Date:22/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 1st November 2021


Job Ref: Teaching Assistant

Salary: Kent Range 3

Required From: November or December 2021

Location: Egerton Church of England Primary School, Stisted Way, Egerton, Ashford, England, TN27 9DR

Telephone: 01233 756274

E-mail: sbm@egerton.kent.sch.uk

Website: www.egerton.kent.sch.uk

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with children with specific learning needs including; autistic spectrum condition, ADHD, social and communication difficulties, hypermobility and global delay. This is a fixed term position until August 2022.

Are you interested in making a difference to children’s outcomes?

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years being a teaching assistant within a primary setting and ideally within Key Stage 2;
  • Have worked with children with specific learning, physical and social needs;
  • Be a good team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Have high expectations of pupil behaviour;
  • Good understanding of Literacy, Numeracy and ICT;
  • GCSE English and Maths C or equivalent;
  • A calm and flexible approach;
  • Contribute to the ethos of a friendly, happy school, in which the personal development and well-being is given the highest priority and where both academic and personal qualities of children are recognised and valued;
  • Good understanding of school policies and procedures relating to health & safety, behaviour, attendance, equal opportunities and child protection.

The successful applicant will be required to work 32.5 work hours per week term time only, Monday – Friday, 8.30 – 3.30pm.

We can offer you:

  • A lovely school in a beautiful setting
  • A genuinely happy place to work, where you will be valued and supported
  • Hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
  • A range of opportunities for professional development
  • Supportive and active, parents and governors
  • A commitment to ensuring a sensible work-life balance
  • We encourage visits to the school, please note that current COVID-19 guidelines are in place. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

Employment will be subject to satisfactory references, DBS and health checks.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Set in the heart of beautiful, Kent countryside, Egerton Church of England Primary School is a rural, one form entry primary school with 185 children on roll. Naturally the children are our greatest asset and the school plays a central part in the village community.

We are a voluntary controlled Church of England school, committed to providing the highest quality education for all pupils in an atmosphere where our Christian faith is evident in all we teach and do together. Our aim is to create a community where our core values of perseverance, compassion, respect, forgiveness, honesty and hope are always present. All members – children, teachers, parents, staff and governors - play a key part in building community and we encourage with praise; we teach by example; we lead with respect for all.

We have an enthusiastic and welcoming staff team who are committed to providing a safe and happy environment which nurtures every child, which encourages them to develop their personal talents and which challenges them to achieve the highest academic standard. We believe the induction of new staff members is key, and have training opportunities available both in school and in our alliance of schools in order to support initial practice. We have a very supportive governing body, as well as an active parent association who are keen to help fund improvements in our curriculum and school grounds. We are looking for someone who is willing to join our dedicated team, working alongside other staff to continue moving learning forward.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Susan Hubbard, School Business Manager
  • Address:Stisted Way, Egerton, Ashford, Kent, TN27 9DR
  • Telephone: (01233) 756274
  • Email: sbm@egerton.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).