Pay Competitive

Ref CTtakm

Posted Thursday 12th Oct 2023

Start Date Friday 17th Nov 2023

Close Date Friday 10th Nov 2023 (closed)

Key Stage Key stage 1

Job Description

We are looking for a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to work with a Year R pupil at a primary school in Folkestone.

Applications from the following will be warmly welcomed:

  • Experienced Teaching Assistants
  • Teaching Assistants with Level 2/3 qualifications relevant to the role
  • Experienced SEN workers

You’ll need:

  • Sensitivity and understanding for building good relationships with children
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for motivating children to learn
  • Active listening skills to understand the needs of the child
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • To be flexible and open to change for working on different activities
  • To enjoy working with other people


  • To work with a named child, as directed by the class teacher and/or SENCo, to support subjects and learning across the whole curriculum
  • To establish a supportive, caring and secure relationship with the child, promoting respect, self-esteem and a positive, inclusive whole school ethos
  • To develop knowledge and understanding of the specific academic, physical and emotional/behavioural/medical needs of the child and respond to them effectively
  • To support class teachers to design, create and produce learning activities, materials and resources to support aspects of the curriculum or particular learning outcomes, and to assist and support the child in using them;
  • To help, support and motivate the child, clarifying instructions, encouraging independent learning and behaviour and enabling learning targets and outcomes to be achieved;
  • To contribute to monitoring and recording pupil progress, maintaining records and providing relevant feedback to teachers
  • To assist with general school duties which may include: setting up classrooms, preparing resources and displays and tidying and clearing away, supervision of children during playtimes and supervision of children entering and leaving school premises

To apply to this role, then click 'Apply Now' today! For more information, call 01622 804025 or email [email protected].

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults; therefore, every candidate is subject to relevant qualifications, satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and other relevant checks being made

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