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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Stone Lodge School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4024-48S
  • Posted:18/10/2021
  • Pay:£19,652.00 - £22,265.00
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/11/2021 at 00:15
  • Interviews:TBC



 Salary:                Grade 5: £19,652 - £22,265 pa depending on experience

(actual salary £14,614 - £16,557pa)

Hours:                  32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks pa (term-time, plus 5 additional days) 

Start Date:          ASAP


We are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant (applications for a HLTA or Cover Supervisor role will also be considered) to join our forward thinking, and successful staff team at Stone Lodge School on a Term Time basis as soon as possible.  Our community secondary school first opened in September 2019 and is proving to be a highly popular, successful and over-subscribed school.  The school is part of Endeavour MAT.

We will be seeking:

  • A creative and engaging person who can develop a good rapport with students to support learning.
  • Proven track of working as a Teaching Assistant in a secondary setting.
  • L3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning (or willing to study towards this qualification) Applications for a HLTA or Cover Supervisor role will be required to demonstrate requisite qualifications/skills.
  • Willingness to commit to the ethos and vision of the school including participating in the wider school community.


What we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary; access to a generous pension scheme, and free on-site parking; there are also many additional benefits of working at one of our Endeavour MAT schools including: 

  • A friendly and supportive staff team.
  • Access to a range of career enhancing development including subject and industry specific training and qualifications.
  • Staff social eventsand staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities. 
  • Access to coaching and line management support and an assortment of Trust-wide collaborative working opportunities.
  • Opportunities for promotion (where practical).

Application Process:

The closing date for applications is midnight on 7th November 2021 with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards.  Early application is recommended as applications will be assessed upon receipt.



As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

School-based roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but you are not required to disclose convictions or cautions that are ‘protected’, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to self-declare any information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.  

All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Stone Lodge School is a brand new, fully inclusive community secondary school which opened its doors to it’s first Year 7 cohort in September 2019. We are now seeking to expand our team as we have grown to accommodate three-year groups from September 2021.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.

Stone Lodge School offers a vibrant, inspirational environment for its students and staff alike. Stakeholder feedback has been universally positive with great enthusiasm and support for the school’s vision voiced by students, parents and carers and the Department for Education.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Leonie Verbeke-Cain
  • Address:Stone Lodge School, Cotton Lane, Stone, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6PD
  • Telephone: 01322250340
  • Email: recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk


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).