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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-2054-65S
  • Posted:06/12/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13/01/2022


1:1 Teaching Assistant


Kent Range 3
25 hours (Term Time) Temporary Contract

Required – January 2022 start


We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, friendly and talented Teaching Assistant to join our supportive teaching team to work in lower Key Stage 2.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to children’s development. You will be working in the classroom and implementing programmes of support designed specifically to meet pupils’ needs.   

Our ideal candidate will be an energetic and confident team player who is able to demonstrate previous success working with special needs pupils in either a mainstream or specialist setting. You should also be able to evidence using your own initiative to support successful inclusion. You will have good behaviour management skills balanced with a calm and friendly manner. 

If you are passionate about developing the best possible learning environment and the highest standards of learning, are kind and patient with a desire to develop an excellent rapport with children & adults we would love to hear from you. A Teaching Assistant qualification of NVQ 1 or equivalent would be preferable.

In return we offer you:

  • A dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors.
  • Children who are friendly, hardworking and well behaved.
  • Supportive parents.
  • Opportunities for continued professional development.


Applicants are encouraged and warmly welcome to speak to the Academy Principal prior to application. To make an appointment please contact the school office on 01795 662708 or email: office@st-edwards-sheerness.kcsp.org.uk  


This position is initially a fixed term contract.

Closing Date: 10 Jan 2022

Interviews:  13 Jan 2022


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.

Information about the school

St Edward's Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school. We are a happy and supportive staff team. Children demonstrate excellent learning behaviours. Parents actively support their children and the school and we have a a committed and effective Governing committee.

Our principle aim is to provide a happy and supportive environment for all who work in, and are involved with the school. We will endeavour to create a Christian Community in which the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and creative talents of all are nurtured. We will strive to enable our pupils to contribute to the life of the Church and the society in which they live, by being active participants and acquiring effective personal skills and qualities of good citizenship.

The success of our mission depends on everyone in our school community. We shall actively promote an enabling atmosphere of support and concern for all.

Job Contact Information


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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).