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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-247S
  • Posted:11/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Jan 0001
  • App Close Date:15/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised


Due to recent internal promotions, whereby current Teaching Assistants have progressed into teacher training roles at the school, we are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work with specific students. This contract is initially until August 2022, as it is subject to the continuation of higher needs funding, however it is highly likely to continue beyond this date.

Maplesden Noakes is dedicated to providing outstanding training and development as well as ensuring there is the right work-life balance to support the wellbeing of all staff. 

For this role, applicants must have evidence of a high standard of literacy and numeracy (i.e. GCSE English and Maths Grade C/4 or above).

Hours are 33.75 per week from 8.15am – 3.45pm Monday to Friday (inclusive of a 45 minute lunch break).  Term time only plus staff development days/twilight hours. Job share/part-time will be considered for the right candidates.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact our SENCo, Kayleigh Hales at senco@maplesden.kent.sch.uk

Further information is also available to view on the attached job description.

Applications should be made via the Kent Teach website.

Closing date for applications is Monday 15th November 2021 (9 am).  This date may be brought forward in the event that a suitable candidate is found earlier.  Early applications are therefore recommended.



Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school with approximately 1251 pupils on roll including 260 in the sixth form. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed.

The school has embarked upon a High Performance Learning programme which is based on the premise that intelligence is not fixed and performance is not bound by prior attainment. We believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Committed to the welfare of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing and has a staff committee completely focussed on this area.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).