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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

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23 May 2021

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Pay: Kent Scheme 3 pro rata

Start Date: ASAP

We are looking for a highly organised and dedicated individual to join our team. A working knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults will be a key requirement. An active willingness to contribute to whole school improvement is vital. The post will require daily 1:1 and small group support with academic and pastoral needs. The successful candidate will be the key person supporting two children with both learning and SEMH needs. The main responsibilities will include:
  • Working with the children 1:1 and as part of a small group to meet academic needs, ensuring targets and outcomes are met.
  • Liaison with parents and other professionals involved with the child e.g. STLS
  • Keeping progress and achievement records.

In order to be shortlisted for interview and subsequently appointed, applicants MUST demonstrate a secure understanding of these expectations, along with relevant experience, on the application form and at interview.

This post will be in Key Stage 1 and 2, and is fixed term contract until July 2022.

All employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

Candidates must have experience of working with children in Key Stage 1 and 2 and be able to offer expertise in specific recognised learning intervention programmes. A knowledge of the Read Write Inc would also be useful. An understanding of the demands of the National Curriculum is essential.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to have visited the school prior to interview.

HOURS OF WORK - This is a fixed term post until July 2022 and will be for 23.5 hours per week. The hours of work will be 8.30 - 14:00 4 days a week with 1/2 an hour unpaid lunch break and 8:30 - 12, 1 day a week, 5 days per week. TERM TIME ONLY PLUS TEACHER TRAINING DAYS

Please state your curriculum strengths and experience on your application.


Park Way is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and first aid training. An enhanced Disclosure Record check will also be carried out as well as 'Right to Work" in the UK.

Closing Date: 21/05/2021 at 13:00

Interviews: TBA

Information about the school

Our school is a successful, thriving community. It has grown from 5 classes to a vibrant and successful primary school with 310 pupils. The school is set in delightful grounds and benefits from a completely modernised, bright and attractive building. Technology at the school is good, every classroom being equipped with interactive smartboards as well as tablets, Ipads, kindles and laptops.

The school budget is healthy and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site.

The school is run by dedicated individuals, all working to make children's learning great. They are a great team, highly skilled, friendly and professional. Please do come and meet them!

At Park Way we go above and beyond to ensure that we provide the very best for our children and their families, so its hard but rewarding work. ALL staff are expected to be a part of this ethos.

We would love to get the right person to join us on our journey to be the best school in the world so even if you are only remotely curious please do contact us and have a chat..

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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