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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Challock Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2280-38S
  • Posted:20/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:As soon as the right person can join us!
  • App Close Date:04/11/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 9th November


We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring person to join our valued and supportive team in our highly successful and popular primary school. We wish to appoint a full-time Teaching Assistant, (term time only), starting as soon as the right person can join us, to provide 25 to 27.5 hours support each week within a class setting.   

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding, creative, enthusiastic practitioner who will bring their own style and skills to support the excellent work developed throughout the school.
  • Have the skills, experience and knowledge to work with pupils in KS1 and KS2.
  • Have a good standard of general education, with a GCSE, (or equivalent), in both English and maths.
  • Preferably have an NVQ CACHE Level 2 or 3 for Teaching Assistants.
  • Have a good understanding of current educational thinking and initiatives.
  • Be a caring, understanding person with a sense of humour, who loves working with children and who is committed to supporting high standards and enjoyment of learning.
  • Have a good understanding of, and a desire to effectively support, children with additional needs.
  • Have the ability to work in a close team to achieve the best for our children and school community.
  • Have a desire to be involved in all aspects of school life.

We can offer a fantastic school, with excellent facilities and resources, supportive staff and wonderful children. We pride ourselves on our inclusive practices, the achievement of high standards and working in close partnership with parents, the community and the CARE Foundation Trust Schools.

Interested? Please come and visit us! We actively encourage visits to the school and look forward to showing you around our lovely school!

Our school is committed to Safer Recruitment. All appointments are subject to the relevant recruitment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure by The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

Information about the school

We are a successful one form entry primary school, graded as Outstanding by Ofsted. We are located in the beautiful village of Challock on the outskirts of Ashford. Our school is a happy place with a strong, friendly team of staff, who are fully committed to doing the best for our children. Our pupils are truly wonderful. They are respectful, well mannered and polite. They genuinely love coming to school and thoroughly enjoy learning.

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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).