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Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3754-157S
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:25/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:January



St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School is looking to appoint two term-time Teaching Assistants who are highly skilled and enthusiastic to provide support in class and include supply cover in classes as required by the school.   Experience of working with children who require a highly differentiated curriculum, support with memory and auditory processing, gross and fine motor skills programmes, social skills and emotional guidance is beneficial but not essential.  All teaching assistants provide half an hour lunch cover daily.  One post is for three days and one five days.  Please note that this may be flexible.  Additionally one post would be supporting a pupil with complex and challenging behaviour.

Daily hours: 8.55am to 3.25pm with half an hour lunch break.  Immediate start if possible.

You must have a good standard of English and Maths and be able to communicate effectively with adults and children. You will be expected to use your initiative and to contribute your ideas. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with children; works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour!

Applicants do not need to be practicing Catholics but will need to support the Catholic aims and ethos of the school.


Please note that only those selected for interview will be contacted.  

If you would like to find out more about our school please contact the school office for an informal visit on 01892 529796 or visit our website www.st-augustines.kent.sch.uk

Please note that the school will only contact you again if you have been selected for an interview.  Interviews will be held in December via a zoom link.  

The school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.




Information about the school

St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School has strong links with our three feeder parishes, has enthusiastic and motivated children from a wide catchment area and diverse backgrounds, and a friendly and supportive staff. The curriculum is creative and well resourced. The school is close to the town centre and set in pleasant grounds. September saw the school receive a good from Ofsted. The school is part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership and is linked to St Margaret Clitherow Primary School in Tonbridge, St Thomas Primary School in Sevenoaks with a shared Executive Academy Principal, Mrs Katharine Sexton and Area Business Manager, Mrs Maria Sherring.

St Augustines Catholic 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. All applicants will be asked for two references and be subject to a full DBS check plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs M Sherring
  • Address:Wilman Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9AL
  • Telephone: (01892) 529796
  • Email: msherring@kcsp.org.uk


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).