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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant
  • Part Time
  • Gravesend
  • 15/04/2024

Riverview Infants School

Cimba Wood,
Kent
DA12 4SD
Scale: KR3
Job Summary: We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team at our large 4 form entry Infant school in Gravesend.

The role is for 27.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only, 38 weeks per year.

The salary is Kent Range 3, £21,293 full-time equivalent, pro-rata to £13,381.79.

Previous experience of working in a school is required and a minimum of NVQ L3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent is preferable. 

A good standard of English and Maths is essential.

This post requires someone with a calm, patient disposition and an ability to work as part of a team.

Are you the kind of person who:

Likes working with children?
Is hard working and conscientious?
Is an excellent communicator?
Is organised and efficient?
Is friendly and flexible?
 In return we can offer:

The opportunity to join a team in a friendly and welcoming work environment
An effective induction.
Training, development, mentoring and coaching
Additional support from The Golden Thread Alliance Trust’s experienced Central Team
Wonderful children!
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
We are part of the Golden Thread Alliance and work closely with the other schools in the Trust. 

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. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

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.