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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Parkside Community Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2607-140S
  • Posted:26/11/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 7th December 2021


We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant who is a motivated and enthusiastic professional. Parkside Community Primary School has a friendly and supportive staff ready to welcome you to our school team. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be calm
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Have a high level of education with a minimum of GCSE grace C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Be able to model good spoken English
  • Be flexible and able to multi-task!

A formal interview will take place as well as a 30 minute English and Maths test. 

The post is for 31 hours a week (Monday-Friday) and term-time only. The payscale is Kent Range 3 at £18,425.00 for a full-time position, which equates to approximately £13,276.91 pro rata per annum for this role. 

All applications must go through the Kent Teach website. CVs are not required. Please ensure you give email addresses for referees. 

As the safety of our children is paramount in all we do, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

Information about the school

Parkside Community Primary School is a small, growing, happy school on the outskirts of Canterbury. We have a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures within our school and this greatly enriches and enhances our school community.

Our pupils benefit from small classes and a high level of teaching assistant support in every class. After some testing years, we now have a new leadership team in place and the school is showing greatly improved results. We have been able to

make significant improvements to, and investments in, our school site and we have an exciting future ahead.

At Parkside, we value greatly outdoor learning and are working towards improving a range of outdoor learning environments, including our own forest school area. We are also benefitting from the next phase of an upcoming building programme which will ensure our buildings will be of the same high standard as the education we deliver..

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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).