Pay Competitive


Posted Friday 16th Feb 2024

Start Date Friday 1st Mar 2024

Close Date Wednesday 28th Feb 2024 (closed)

Job Description

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and caring teaching assistant to work in KS2 at a primary school in Maidstone. 

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced teaching assistant, who has the skills and associated training to support children with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. The children require a special individual who is patient, resilient and calm but who can also offer consistent and reliable support.

Candidates with a great attitude with limited experience will also be considered.

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 children’s needs
  • 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
  • the ability to teach pupils how to do something
  • the ability to create the best conditions for learning or teaching new things
  • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

The successful candidate will be required to work 32.5 hours per week (8:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday, term time only + staff development days). 

Please call 01622 804025 today for more information or email your CV to [email protected] to be considered for the role. 

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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