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  • Job start date

    3 March 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

KR3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Wrotham Road Primary School are looking for a highly skilled Teaching Assistant to join their excellent team.

This position is 22 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 8.55am - 3.25pm, 38 weeks per year.The salary of £21,293 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £10,705.43.

Experience of working with children in an educational setting is required along with:

  • good English and Mathematical skills
  • relevant qualifications NVQ 2 and 3 in childcare and learning (level 2 only may be acceptable if a willingness to work towards NVQ3 can be demonstrated)
  • flexibility and use of initiative
  • strong communication skills
  • the ability to work alongside as part of a team
  • patience and understanding of the ways different children learn
  • a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


What the school offers its staff

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

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, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern raised.

Applying for the job

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About Wrotham Road Primary School

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

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in October 2022 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

The Galaxy Trust is now the Golden Thread Alliance. The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary.

Each primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to values of Respect, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

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