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  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£21,293.00 - £21,293.00 Annually (FTE) Kent Range 03 - £10,400 (Actual Salary)

Teaching Assistant at Chanty Community Academy job summary

Teaching Assistant at Chantry Community Academy

Salary: Kent Range 3 - £10,400 per annum (£21,293 FTE)

Hours: 19.5 hours per week (Monday – Wednesday), term time only

Required: July 2024

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.


Experience of working with children with SEN and/or SEMH would be preferable.

Highly motivated and committed to providing inclusive learning opportunities.

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

Assisting with classroom preparation and organising educational resources.

Providing one-on-one or small group support to students who may require additional attention.

Fostering a positive and inclusive atmosphere that promotes teamwork and respect among students.

Encouraging students’ social and emotional development, helping them to build self-confidence and resilience.


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

Patience and understanding to cater to students with diverse learning needs.

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 Beyond Schools 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. As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings. We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

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

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 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@beyondschools.co.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.beyondschools.co.uk

The Beyond Schools Trust is dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Closing Date: 01st July 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
453 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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