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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2523-156S
  • Posted:05/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 - £18,425 pro rata
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:20/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team at Upton Junior School for 15 hours per week, Term-time only.

Experience of working across children with Special Educational Needs would be an advantage. Also experience of working in KS2. Your numeracy and literacy will be of a high enough level to improve standards.  Good time management and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is adaptable and committed to professional development
  • Is an excellent communicator and able to work as part of a team
  • Has a passion for helping children to succeed and thrive
  • Has knowledge of working with children with additional needs
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Be friendly and approachable

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming and supportive team
  • A forward thinking and well resourced school
  • A commitment to your ongoing professional development
  • Fantastic children who make the job worthwhile!

A genuine interest in children is necessary - you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work; you must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative and innovative school setting.

Closing date: 20th October 2021

This is a term time only, fixed term contract until 31st August 2022.

Information about the school

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lisa Blatchford
  • Address:Upton Junior School, Edge End Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2AH
  • Telephone: 01843 861393
  • Email: coo@vikingacademytrust.com


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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).