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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term Contract - Part-time

Park Way Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2176-264S
  • Posted:25/11/2021
  • Pay:KS 3 Pro rata
  • Start Date:JAN/FEB 2022
  • App Close Date:05/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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THIS IS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT - 1 YEAR.

Up for a challenge?!

Are you… • Happy? • Dedicated? • Energetic? • Inspirational?

We need an outstanding Teaching Assistant to help us with our COVID catch up plans. 

In return, we can offer… • Fabulous children; • Ongoing professional development; • Challenge in a supportive environment; • A good laugh everyday; • Chocolate, biscuits and cake! 

We are looking for a highly organised and dedicated individual to join our team.  A working knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults will be a key requirement. The post will involve supporting children with learning either in or outside of classrooms, individually or in groups.

The successful candidate will also be expected to take a full part in lunchtime activities and supervision. So an ability to play, have fun, actively supervise and a good deal of common sense is essential. In addition to this, all employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

Candidates must have experience of working  with children in a school environment. A knowledge of the Read Write Inc would also be useful. An understanding of the demands of the National Curriculum is essential.

Shortlisted candidates may be observed working with children as part of the selection process. 

HOURS OF WORK - 15-30 hrs per week  - (hours to be negotiated).

TERM TIME ONLY PLUS TEACHER TRAINING DAYS

Pay - Kent Scheme 3 pro rata. £18,425 (This means that you would get £18425 for a full time post and part time hours would be a proportion of this)

Please state your curriculum strengths and experience on your application.

PLEASE DO HAVE A LOOK AT OUR WEBSITE - IT WILL TELL YOU MUCH MORE ABOUT US THAN THIS ADVERT CAN!

Park Way is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and first aid training. An enhanced Disclosure Record check will also be carried out as well as 'Right to Work" in the UK.

Information about the school

Our school is a successful, thriving community. It has grown from 5 classes to a vibrant and successful primary school with 315 pupils. The school is set in delightful grounds and benefits from a completely modernised, bright and attractive building. Technology at the school is good, every classroom being equipped with interactive smartboards as well as tablets, Ipads, kindles and laptops.

The school budget is healthy and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site.

The school is run by dedicated individuals, all working to make children's learning great. They are a great team, highly skilled, friendly and professional. Please do come and meet them!

At Park Way we go above and beyond to ensure that we provide the very best for our children and their families, so its hard but rewarding work. ALL staff are expected to be a part of this ethos.

We would love to get the right person to join us on our journey to be the best school in the world so even if you are only remotely curious please do contact us and have a chat..

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 682878

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).