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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Gateway Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2685-77S
  • Posted:02/11/2021
  • Pay:KR3/ KR4
  • Start Date:Immediately
  • App Close Date:01/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:On application


The Gateway Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and caring Teaching Assistant to join the great staff team at this popular one form entry school.

The post will involve working 1:1 with a lower Key Stage 2 pupil delivering personalised curriculum plans, physical activties and emotional well being programmes.  Expertise in working with children in Key Stage 1 with emotional and behavioural needs is essential, as well as a commitment to supporting children in reaching their full potential both academically and socially.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good standard of education (minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths)
  • Experience of supporting pupils with SEN in Key Stage 1
  • Expertise in supporting pupils with behavioural needs such as ASD/ADHD
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A good understanding of children's emotional needs and development
  • A friendly, caring, understanding approach with a good sense of humour
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a supportive team
  • Experience of feeding back to parents and professionals

Hours of work: 27.5 hours a week, term time only.

Contact the school to make an appointment to discuss the appointment with the Headteacher.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcomes of references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Information about the school

We are a very popular and high attaining one form entry Primary Academy with a big heart and strong sense of community. Within our friendly and welcoming ethos we have very high expectations for all our pupils and celebrate their many skills and talents. We enjoy excellent teaching resources, ICT provision, spacious classrooms, a happy and supportive staff team and delightful well motivated children.

As a stand alone academy we enjoy the benefits this status brings us. However, we are equally committed to our proactive role in working collaboratively with the wider community of schools in Dartford for the benefit of all our staff and pupils.

In our Ofsted Inspection (January 2017) we were pleased that the school continued to be recognised for the excellent quality of education provided for our pupils. During the visit, the inspector praised the leadership of the school, the behaviour of the children and the varied curriculum on offer, which together with the effectiveness of the learning environment and excellent relationships contributes to the high standards achieved by our pupils year on year.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 289958


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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).