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Ks1 / Ks2 Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Normandy Primary School, Bexleyheath

  • Ref:KCC303-2062-1S
  • Posted:26/11/2021
  • Pay:Bex 05 (£22,185 FTE) TA & Bex 04 (£21,408 FTE) MDS
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:08/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a confident and highly motivated Teaching Assistant for KS1/KS2 to join our school team. Working 30 hours per week (8.30am - 3.30pm). Term time only (38 weeks) You will also be required to work 2.5 hours per week as a Midday Supervisor. 

You must have NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or the equivalent qualifications or experience.  

You must be able to work in partnership with the class teacher to support identified pupils and groups of pupils including those with SEND.  Your role will be to manage children’s behaviour and engage with them in lessons.  You must be able to deliver and track performance of pupils in specified groups when taking intervention groups to help improve progress. You must also be committed to raise standards and achievement and the learning potential of our pupils. 

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please download the application form and send to recruitment@normandy.bexley.sch.uk . Please specify your preference of the key stage that you are applying for on the application form.

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References will be requested for shortlisted candidates prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


Information about the school

Normandy Primary School is a three form entry school within a small, thriving academy of two schools, Illuminate Minds Trust (formally Pelham Academy Trust). Our ethos is providing Excellence Every Day throughout everything we do. The school is located in Barnehurst with excellent transport links.

The school’s values of ‘Happy and Bright’ are clearly evident within our passionate staff who work hard to ensure our children are provided with an exceptional educational setting.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.normandy.bexley.sch.uk where you can also view our virtual tour.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. Normandy Primary School therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Normandy Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school, for more information please see https://www.normandy.bexley.sch.uk/safeguarding

An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Normandy Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Illuminate Minds Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner rather than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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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).