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  • Closing date

    2 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2022

Job details

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,751 SAT 3

Actual salary

£14,383 pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our team, working as a Teaching Assistant, initially in Key Stage 2. However, the successful candidate should be prepared to work across the school and be willing to take a proactive role in whole school development. A working knowledge of the best practice to support teaching and learning and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults will be a key requirement. The post will involve supporting children with learning either in or outside of classrooms, individually or in groups, as well as leading specialist interventions. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a full part in lunchtime activities and supervision. At this time, our children want somebody who is prepared to play, have fun, be a friendly face and actively supervise to keep them safe. South Borough Primary School is part of Swale Academies Trust and our core values develop a love for learning; providing a space for children to creatively explore and enquire into new skills and concepts. We believe every child matters and aim to instil a sense of pride, tolerance, determination and perseverance to help pupils in all aspects of life. We can offer you: A team of friendly, welcoming people to work collaboratively with, to plan and resource a creative curriculum; A range of support from a strong leadership team that will help to develop your practice; Excellent professional development opportunities both within the school and across the Academy Trust; A strong supportive local community, including Governors and PTFA; Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution; Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice; Ride to Work Scheme; Kent Rewards Scheme – local and national retailer discounts; Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.
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About South Borough Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
487 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01622 752161

South Borough Primary School in Maidstone is currently a 2 form entry school with three classes in both Year 2 and 3. It became part of the Swale Academies Trust on 1st February 2015.

At South Borough Primary School we believe every child matters and is at the heart of all we do. We aim to ensure they can read, write and calculate effectively when they leave us. Together with that we aim to instill a sense of pride, tolerance, determination and perseverance to help them in all aspects of life. Good behaviour for learning is key for children to make good progress. We reward and practice this behaviour at school and our core values promote children to become supportive, honest children who are confident to take risks and persevere when the going gets tough.

The school received a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement in 2018 and we continue to provide high quality education for all our learners.

We collaborate with other Trust schools, to ensure best practice is shared. We value our parents and have an active Friends of South Borough (FOSB) who regularly meet and organise events/functions/activities for our children.

We are proud to offer wrap around care from 7:45 am to 6:00 pm every day which is also available for the children of staff, should the need arise.

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