Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Recruiter
Bishop Chavasse Primary School
Location
Tonbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1154931247
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pay: Kent Range 3 £17,365 (full time annual equivalent)

Start Date: Sep 2019

Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School, which opened in September 2017, is looking to appoint a part-time teaching assistant to join our team of staff, during our third year of existence

If you are a teaching assistant who is able to inspire, ignite imagination and instil a love of learning, then this is the position for you.

We are looking for a colleague to join our dedicated team, building upon our successes and helping us to continue to shape the future of Bishop Chavasse Church of England School. Your role will involve you working as part of a dynamic team, providing the best learning opportunities for our children as well as supporting to run Enrichment provision.

The role is for a part-time teaching assistant who will work for 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday, from 9:00am - 4:30pm, inclusive of half an hour's unpaid lunch break.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced teaching assistant, to join or flourishing new school as it contimues to grow its popular reputation. We are looking for a teaching assistant who will play a role in continuing the achievements from our founding year and establishing us as a school of first choice. Joining our school at this formative stage provides potential for ambitious candidates, supported by the Founding Headteacher and a Trust dedicated to continually developing our staff.

Our successful candidate will be a highly motivated, and able to contribute to a strong, inclusive and cohesive ethos reflecting the school's Christian character.

Our pupils are delightful and are proud ambassadors of their school. They are inspired to embed the school's values and develop personal character through additional wider curriculum activities and opportunities which motivate them, enable them to grow in confidence and cultivate thinking skills and creative potential beyond typical expectations.

For this reason, we are seeking a committed, enthusiastic teaching assistant to join the amazing staff team who are dedicated to achieving our school's vision, whilst building on the excellent reputation we have already established within our community.

To arrange an informal conversation about this post please contact Donna Weeks, Founding Headteacher, by email.

Closing Date: 31/05/2019 at 18:00

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 10th June 2019

Information about the school

Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School opened in September 2017 as part of the Tenax Schools Trust. The school is a 4-11 Church of England two form entry primary free school located in and mainly serving South Tonbridge (postcode area TN11).

The core of our vision is to create an outstanding Church of England primary school at the heart of local community where all pupils, regardless of background are offered an inspiring curriculum which enables them to master the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their full educational and personal potential.

Our Christian values prevail throughout our school. Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School continues to strive to be at the forefront of developing new approaches to learning, embedding the 'mastery' approach to primary phase teaching, whilst securing the very best outcomes for all of our pupils.

Our school, which currently provides a high quality education for just Year R and Year 1 pupils this academic year, will welcome new Reception children each September until it reaches capacity in 2022.

We have moved into our brand new state of the art school building in April this year and are able to offer a stunning environment for the right candidate, comprising of a stunning library, food technology room, intervention rooms and colourful, well equipped, breakout spaces and forest school area.

Our school has already developed a strong community, and together, staff, parents and children we are flourishing through working, learning and playing together. Providing our children with a rich and varied experiences encourages our children to develop independence and confidence.

Tenax Schools Trust was founded by Bennett Memorial Diocesan School (Bennett) an Outstanding secondary school, located in nearby Tunbridge Wells. Bennett is a designated Teaching School, part of the Altius teaching school alliance which provides significant opportunities for development to staff across the Trust.

Our School 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.

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