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Teaching Assistant - Full Time - Term Time

Temple Grove Academy, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2018-186S
  • Posted:06/12/2021
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:5th January 2022
  • App Close Date:15/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Immediately


EYFS Learning Support Assistant - Full time  - Term time Only.

As the first academy of Temple Grove Schools Trust, Temple Grove Academy is committed to excellence in primary education and has high aspirations for their pupils, staff and the future. We are seeking an energetic, creative and committed EYFS Learning Support Assistant whose expectations and ambition are as high as our own. 

 Temple Grove has been judged a Good school in September 2019 in all 5 areas of the Ofsted judgements: 

  • Leaders are ambitious for their pupils. They work hard to provide a broad and engaging curriculum for everyone. 
  • Teachers have high expectations and pupils value the interesting work they are given. 
  • Leaders are determined that all children will learn to read at an early age 
  • Through a rich curriculum, leaders aim for all pupils to be able to learn to manage their lives both now and in the future.
  • There are well-planned opportunities for pupils to learn to keep themselves safe, including when online. 

If you are:

  • An excellent Early Years Learning Support Assistant with a creative approach to teaching and learning who can inspire and motivate our children
  • Believe that all children can succeed and achieve
  • Are committed to continuous professional development as an outstanding practitioner
  • Have the highest expectations for yourself and others
  • Enjoy new challenges and working as part of a team
  • Have knowledge of outside learning such as Forest Schools
  • Knowledge of modern foreign languages would be an advantage
  • Key Worker Lead
  • Knowledge of Tapestry would be an advantage
  • Level 3 qualified 

Then we can offer:

  • A strong commitment to your professional development
  • Dedicated governors and a friendly, welcoming staff
  • Children who are eager to learn
  • A real opportunity to make a difference 

Hours of work: 

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm Term time only Plus Inset days Start date Tuesday 5th January 2021. 

Temple Grove Academy is a 1 form entry primary based in Royal Tunbridge Wells, 50 minutes by train from central London. The nursery can cater for up to 26 pupils. The academy has extensive grounds for outdoor education and has recently benefitted from major capital investment.

Visits to TGA are warmly welcomed. Please contact Darianne Hinks, Academy Office Manager for an application pack.

Our academy and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Temple Grove Academy

Friars Way

Tunbridge Wells



01892 520562


Information about the school

Temple Grove Academy is located in Tunbridge Wells and occupies a large site with extensive indoor and outdoor space. It is the first academy within Temple Grove Academy Trust. We currently have 238 children on roll in our pre-school Nursery, Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 departments.

Temple Grove Academy's vision is to provide its pupils with an outstanding education and to enable them to enjoy a richly diverse curriculum, which will inspire every child to develop his or her individual potential. The academy makes use of its outdoor space to offer Forest School activities to pupils.

All Academy staff will be encouraged to develop their professional expertise and to build commitment to our central belief - that we should put all of our children first.

Temple Grove Academy was rated a Good School in all 5 areas in its latest Ofsted Inspection.

Job Contact Information

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).