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EYFS 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-187S
  • Posted:11/10/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:05/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Wrotham Road Primary School are looking to appoint a 1:1 teaching assistant to join our team. 

This is a term time contract linked to individual support for a named pupil and is a fixed term role linked to High Needs Funding. 

Kent Range KR3 £18,425 pro rata

Hours of work are 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday.

Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in the primary school?  Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow independence and self-confidence? 

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and friendly Teaching Assistant to support a pupil in Early Years.  You will have experience in enabling high quality inclusive provision.  You will be skilled in delivering a range of interventions and in working alongside parents and professionals.  Support during unstructured play such as playtimes and lunchtimes will also be required.

You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally.  We are looking for people who are determined to secure the absolute best for each pupil and will work hard to ensure every child achieves everything they are capable of.

We require organised professionals who have:

  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to remain calm and patient even when under pressure.
  • Good standards of English, Maths.
  • The ability to liaise with staff, parents and professionals offering support and challenge as appropriate.
  • The ability to work using your own initiative at a highly professional level.
  • A secure knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
  • A thorough understanding of differing needs and vulnerability of children.

 

 

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in July 2016 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

Wrotham Road is now part of "The Pathway Academy Trust". TPAT consists of 5 schools: Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Culverstone Green and Meopham Community Academy School. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

The Pathway Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role will involve contact with children, referred to as 'regulated activity' therefore all applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). A copy of our Child Protection policy is available from our website.

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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).