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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 8.30am - 3.30pm 5 days per week, 32.5 hpw, 38 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Additional allowances

Additional payments will be made depending on the level of need the pupils have.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Temple Hill Primary Academy are looking to recruit a number of Teaching Assistants to join their staff on fixed term contracts initially for a year but with the protentional to be extended for right candidates. We are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants, One to One Teaching Assistants and One to Two Teaching Assistants.

Personal Specification:


  • Previous experience of working with children.
  • Ability to relate to children and adults, understand their needs and respond accordingly.
  • Good influencing skills to encourage students to interact with others and be socially responsible.
  • The ability to work well in a team and independently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Numeracy and literacy skills


  • Basic IT skills
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, health, safety, security, equal opportunities and confidentiality.

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

Purpose of Role:

To work in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the EYFS, primary national curriculum, codes of practice and School policies and procedures.

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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