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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/12/2024 - duration of the apprenticeship

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale

£5.28 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Temple Hill Primary Academy is looking to recruit an Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join their staff on a fixed term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship.

At Temple Hill Primary Academy we call Teaching Assistants ‘Associate Teachers’ because we recognise your importance; you are more than an assistant, you are a teacher too- never under estimate how an AT can change a child’s life.

What is our school like?

  • ‘Out the box’ thinking
  • Friendly feel, staff are open with a sense of trust and community
  • Diverse supportive workforce with freedom to express yourself

Skills required:

  • Highly experienced TAs or those who have never done the job before but are willing to train and can learn quickly
  • Good standard of Maths & English- a willingness to cover a class
  • Positive team players who are resilient, adaptable and understanding should apply

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer?

  • Supportive and inclusive team- your voice is valuable and will be heard
  • Opportunity to develop within the school and the wider Trust
  • Staff wellbeing matters to us- we have plenty of laughter!
  • * In return for your hard work and dedication, we are able to offer you a range of benefits, including:
    • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
    • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
    • 2 family days
    • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
    • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers

Further details about the role


To complement the professional work of teachers by supporting learning activities, in line with Temple Hill Primary Academy and The Golden Thread Alliance policies and guidance. This may involve supporting learning activities for individuals/groups or for whole classes. It will involve supporting assessment, recording and reporting on achievement, behaviour for learning, progress and development.

(Subject to year group allocation).

Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. All shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

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About Temple Hill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Arranging a visit to Temple Hill Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@golden-thread.org.

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