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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Birchington CEP School, Birchington

  • Ref:KCC886-3178-97S
  • Posted:08/12/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:04/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Teaching Assistant position with a lunch duty.



8:15am–3:10pm (with a half hour unpaid lunch break)


Monday to Friday


CLOSING DATE:  4th January 2022 at 9.00am




We are looking for a highly efficient, flexible, friendly and reliable Teaching Assistant, to give individual learning support to a child linked to High Needs Funding, alongside general learning support within the classroom.  You will need to hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification/currently be on a Teaching Assistant Qualification course, or be willing to train for this qualification.  You will also need to hold GCSE Maths and English Grade C / Level 4 or above and be IT literate.

Evidence of these qualifications and photo identification will need to be shown at the first stage of the interview process. If not shown, the interview process will be unable to continue from this point.

You will need to be energetic, supportive and a positive team player with a sense of humour and excellent communication skills. Previous Teaching Assistant experience and a First Aid qualification would be an advantage.   

You must also be willing to contribute to the continued improvement of our wonderful school!

Birchington CE Primary School offers a happy and highly supportive staff team and superb professional development. If this sounds like the job for you – please contact the school office on the above telephone number if you have any questions.

All applications must be via the Kent Teach website: www.kent-teach.com

Birchington CE Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA ‘Barred List For Children’

Information about the school

Birchington Church of England Primary School is a friendly school on the edge of Thanet and we currently have 472 pupils on role.

Our school has a great range of facilities, including a Sensory room, library, computer suite, MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and extensive grounds.

We currently hold Healthy Schools Status, ECO Green Flag, School Games Gold, Red Pennant, Active Mark, PMFL Silver Award, Good Diabetes Care in School Award and Arts Mark.

There is a highly professional, supportive and committed staff team who provide a high standard of education and pastoral care for our pupils.

As we are a Church school, we are proud to share we have been awarded a grading of Outstanding in our SIAMS Inspection.

More information available on our school website: www.birchington-primary.com

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 846034


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).