6 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Term time
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/22)
Salary
D2 £18,933 to £21,748

Job summary

The Governing Body of Riverside Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work under the direction of teachers, to support teaching and learning across the Key Stages, from Foundation Stage to Year 6. He/she may also be expected to deliver intervention programmes under the direction of the Inclusion Manager.

The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent. Experience of working with children with Autism and/or Speech and Language difficulties would be an advantage, as well as understanding children with different behavioural needs. Applicants with experience of working with children with visual impairment, including specialist qualifications such as the ability to use Braille, would be particularly encouraged to apply.

He or she will have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and enjoy working as a proactive member of a team of teachers and assistants who put children at the centre of everything they do. A desire to help children overcome barriers to learning is essential.

Applying for the job

Application form available on the school website - https://www.riverside.medway.sch.uk/

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
331 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01634338700

About Riverside Primary School

We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of Rainham Mark Education Trust. The school had a good Ofsted Inspection in November 2019, and was recognised as being Outstanding in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Enjoy, Achieve, Teamwork, Respect, Communicate, Independence and Resilience. The school has two integrated special provisions for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Visual Impairment, who are taught in the mainstream classes with appropriate support.

School location

St Edmunds Way, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8ET

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