KS2 Teaching Assistant
School
Kemsley Primary Academy
Location
Coldharbour Lane Kemsley Sittingbourne, Kent, England ME10 2RP
Start Date
ASAP
Salary
Full-time equivalent salary: £21,293 Actual salary: £14,354 Pay scale: KR3

About the Role

Are you an aspiring teaching assistant, with experience supporting pupils with special educational needs and looking for an exciting new challenge? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join us on a remarkable journey and contribute to achieving our vision to ensure that all children reach their full potential and become life-long learners.

At Kemsley, we are looking for a diligent, committed and caring person who is passionate about supporting children with their social, emotional and academic development to join one of our KS2 classes in the role of class teaching assistant.

For the successful candidate we can offer permanent, part-time contract working 29 hours per week term time only.

We are looking for a candidate with enthusiasm and passion for providing the best outcome for all pupils, who:

  • is highly motivated
  • has consistently high expectations
  • nurtures a thirst for knowledge and understanding and a love of learning in all pupils
  • is committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all
  • is a committed member of our school team
  • has high levels of organisation, proactivity and positivity
  • has a passion for driving up standards and improving outcomes for all pupils
  • able to demonstrate good behaviour management
Closing Date
Thursday 6 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • A competitive salary,
  • Term-time only and flexible working
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.