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Teaching Assistant 27.5Hrs Per Week - Term Time

Riverview Infant School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2462-107S
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:KR3 £18,425
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a suitable, experienced person to work as a  class based Teaching Assistant in our large 4 form entry Infant School.  Initially, the position is in EYFS but the person must be confident and capable to work across the school. 

Previous experience of working in a school is required and a minimum of NVQ L3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent is preferable.

A good standard of English and Maths is essential.

This post requires someone with a calm, patient disposition and an ability to work as part of a team.

Awareness of related health and safety and knowledge of First Aid is also a necessary requirement for this post.

Are you the kind of person who:

  • Likes working with small children?
  • Is hard working and conscientious?
  • Is an excellent communicator?
  • Is organised and efficient?
  • Is friendly and flexible?

Then this could be the place for you.

 In return we can offer:

  • Lovely children
  • A friendly working environment
  • A great team of people
  • Lovely surroundings
  • A varied, rewarding and interesting role


Riverview is a very friendly and successful school, situated on the outskirts of Gravesend.  If you would like to know more about this role in our unique school then please contact the office for further details.

Riverview Infant School is committed to safeguarding and wellbeing of all children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.


Information about the school

Riverview Infant School is a large, friendly Infant School with an excellent reputation for its caring ethos and high academic achievement. We are part of The Pathway Academy Trust (TPAT) associated with Riverview Junior School, Culverstone Green Primary School, Wrotham Road Primary and Meopham Community Academy

Ofsted graded the school as Good in all areas inspected in October 2018. Inspection 5 for Outstanding is due within 2 years.

We admit four Reception classes each year into our School which is set in attractive grounds, with two hard-surface playgrounds and a generous field. Riverview is lively and forward-looking. Parents and Governors work well with the staff team and become actively involved in many areas of school life. We are an ECO school and have our Active Mark as well as Healthy School status.

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.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474) 331401


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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).