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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Newington Community Primary School and Nursery, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3918-58S
  • Posted:19/11/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:3rd January 2022
  • App Close Date:02/12/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning 6th December


An exciting vacancy has become available for a full time Teaching Assistant at Newington Community Primary School, to commence in January.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner to join our outstanding team. Fundamentally, we are looking for a candidate who is kind, hard-working and who will work with the children's best interests at the heart of everything they do.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Has previous experience working within a Primary School setting or with primary aged children as a Teaching Assistant
  • Has strong Maths and English skills (ideally, equivalent of Grade C or above at GCSE)
  • Is able to plan, deliver and assess small group interventions with impact
  • Has a positive attitude and is passionate about helping children to learn, thrive and flourish
  • Has a proven track record of working with children with a range of learning needs
  • Is well organised, reliable and a flexible team member
  • Good interpersonal skills enabling effective communication with children and colleagues
  • Is self-motivated and able to show initiative in inspiring learners
  • Has high expectations of pupils and an understanding of how to help children to develop as independent learners
  • Is committed to ongoing professional development

We can offer you:

  • Children who are respectful, warm and want to learn
  • A truly supportive team of staff at Newington
  • Support and guidance from our excellent leadership team
  • A well- resourced and innovative school
  • Ongoing training to support own professional development

The position is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2022 in the first instance. 

You will be contracted to work 30 hours per week, during term time, and will include supervision of children during the mealtime period.

The closing date for applications will be Thursday 2nd December. Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 6th December.

Please contact Hannah Tudor, Headteacher, by email, with any queries or questions regarding the role: headteacher@newington-ramsgate.kent.sch.uk

At Newington Community Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expect staff and visitors to share this commitment.

This post is subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance.


Information about the school

Newington Community Primary School and Nursery is a large 3-form primary school which is situated on the outskirts of Ramsgate.

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to achieve their potential. Our children are at the heart of everything we do. OFSTED visited us in April 2017 and agreed with our judgement that we do an outstanding job for the children in our care!

Have a look at our Facebook page for a real flavour of what is happening in our school.

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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).