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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    4 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 3 days (16.5 hours) per week Term time (39 weeks)

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year initial

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

St Michael's Church of England Junior School is a family motivated by one another through our Christian ethos and we are looking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic term-time Teaching Assistant to start work at our school.

The role of teaching assistant may include working 1:1, working with groups, (both within and outside the classroom) and delivering small group interventions.We would like you to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. The successful applicant would be expected to show a positive impact on pupil progress within a classroom setting as well as working within a team. We are looking for people who want every child to become the best they can be!

Are you...

  • passionate about assisting children’s learning?
  • a dedicated team player who has energy and enthusiasm?
  • able to work collaboratively but also work on your own initiative?
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you…

  • a knowledgeable and helpful staff
  • a well-resourced learning environment
  • a positive, enthusiastic and friendly ethos
  • teamwork and support

Further details about the role

*This Teaching Assistant position will be part-time for a total of 3 days per week (16.5 hours) and is starting on a year contract with the possibility of an extension.

For additional information regarding the role, please read the job description and person specification attached to this advert.

Our school is committed to safeguarding its pupils and promoting the welfare of children. The post will be subject to satisfactory references. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

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 Maidstone, St Michael's Church of England Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
178 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

St Michael's CE Junior School is a Victorian town school in the Fant area, within walking distance of the town. It was built approximately 150 years ago in an area of mainly Victorian and Edwardian houses and most pupils live locally.

We have approximately 45 children in each year group. The school site is larger than it first appears and our buildings provide a wide range of facilities.

The school is a Church of England Controlled School and maintains close links with the church. It is federated with the infant school across the road.

St Michael's has a warm and friendly atmosphere, which is frequently commented upon by visitors. Our Christian values of Friendship, Respect, Happiness and Perseverance provide a strong and caring environment enabling our children and staff to flourish.

Arranging a visit to Maidstone, St Michael's Church of England Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@st-michaels-junior.kent.sch.uk.

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