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    22 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,293.00 - £21,293.00 Annually (FTE) Kent Range 03 - £7,299 Per Annum

Fixed Term - Teaching Assistant at Chantry Community Academy job summary

Teaching Assistant at Chantry Community Academy

Fixed Term until July 2024

Salary: Kent Range 03 - £7,299 Per Annum

Hours: 15 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only

Required: ASAP

Are you a caring and dedicated individual with a passion for helping children learn and grow? If so we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team as a Teaching Assistant at Chantry Community Academy. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in assisting the classroom teacher in creating a stimulating and engaging learning environment for our young learners.


Highly motivated and committed to providing inclusive learning opportunities.

Supporting the teacher in delivering lessons and activities that cater to the needs of the students.

Implement age-appropriate activities that promote cognitive, social and emotional development

Monitor and record children’s progress

Collaborate with parents/carers and communicate effectively regarding children’s progress and needs.

Skills / Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills and the ability to connect with children effectively.

Patience, empathy and a genuine love for working with children

Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills to collaborate with teachers and staff effectively.

Chantry Community Academy is a primary school based in Gravesend, Kent and is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust believes in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth. We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:

Skills for Life Trust values

Free Private Healthcare Cover

Care First – Employee Assistance Programme

Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust

Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing

A supportive environment

Free Flu Vaccination

Flexible working

Timetabled and purposeful CPD

Subsidised Gym Membership

Secure car parking

Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk.

Closing Date: 01st March 2024. We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Chantry Community Primary School

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

Chantry Community Academy, part of the Skills for Life Trust, is an academy that likes to celebrate success at every level, encouraging a thirst for learning that continues with pupils throughout their future school experiences and lives. The life of the Academy is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to achieve. We aim to bring learning alive, making it exciting and stimulating.

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