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Early Years Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Churchill CEP School, Westerham

  • Ref:KCC886-3055-95S
  • Posted:06/12/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:15th December


Churchill CE Primary School is seeking an Early Years Practitioner to work as a teaching assistant in one of our mixed Reception/Year 1 classes, under the direction of the Early Years Lead and working in collaboration with the existing part-time TA. The role is term time only, for 15.5 hours per week: 8.30am-1pm Tuesday & Wednesday and 8.30am-3.30pm Thursday (with a half hour lunch break on the Thursday).

You will need to demonstrate the ability to establish warm, respectful, trusting and supportive relationships with children in early years as well as their parents, families and carers. You will be expected to have a strong understanding of inclusive play and learning opportunities with the emphasis on the characteristics of effective teaching and learning. You will need to be able to inspire and motivate pupils and work as a team with other members of staff.  Your duties will include supporting pupils both inside and outside of the classroom and you may be working with small groups or supporting children within a whole class setting.

In return we can offer you benefits such as regular supervision, continued professional development and a friendly, enthusiastic and hard working team.

The successful candidate will also be expected to take a full part in lunchtime activities and supervision on the days they are in school. 

Shortlisted candidates may be observed working with children as part of the selection process.  Visits to the school are encouraged.

Churchill School is fully committed to the safeguarding of our children and as such all appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.


Information about the school

Churchill Church of England Primary School serves the community of Westerham, a charming market town in Kent. The school, which has approximately 210 pupils on roll, is rapidly improving under new leadership, attaining Ofsted "Good" in Jan 2020, and is situated in amazing grounds.

We are extremely proud to provide a safe and caring environment for our children where they can thrive, whilst promoting Christian and British values. Naturally the children are considered to be our greatest asset, which ensures they are at the heart of our strategic and operational decision making. The school fosters an ethos where our pupils are keen to learn, well-behaved and a joy to teach. We encourage their development into caring and socially minded individuals who actively support the local community and beyond with initiatives. Supporting the local food bank and a variety of local charities are just two examples.

Our collective behaviours, teaching and decision-making are underpinned by our core values; Respect, Excellence, Determination, Courage, Creativity and Teamwork; all of which ensure a well-founded and consistent approach in everything we do.

We have strong links with St Mary’s Church Westerham and participate in the many activities aligned with the religious calendar, which draws us closer to the community as a whole. The Vicar and his wife lead collective worship, providing guidance to ensure that Christian worship and distinctiveness are an integral part of the school.

The school has a breakfast club and after school club which can be used by staff.

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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).