Pay £325 - £400 per week

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Posted Thursday 2nd Dec 2021

Start Date Monday 21st Feb 2022

Close Date Friday 16th Dec 2022

Key Stage Key stage 2


Job Description

A primary school in the Folkestone and Hythe district are looking for a Year 5 Teaching Assistant to start immediately.

Day-to-day tasks

  • Assist teachers arrange lesson materials and equipment
  • Prepare the classroom for lessons and tidy up afterwards
  • Work with small groups or on a 1:1 basis to ensure pupils understand their work and stay focussed
  • Record and report pupils' progress to teachers
  • Supervise group activities, including outings and sports events
  • Help teachers manage behaviour
  • Take care of children who are upset or unwell
  • Take lead of teaching classes with guidance from the teacher

You'll need:

  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • The ability to build good relationships with children
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including active listening skills to understand the children’s needs
  • To be flexible and adaptable
  • To enjoy working in a team
  • The ability to teach pupils how to do something
  • The ability to create a good environment for learning or teaching new things and create a safe environment following safeguarding procedures

If you are interested in a TA role in the Medway towns or Sittingbourne, please click “APPLY NOW”, alternatively please send your CV and cover letter to katy@kentteachingsolutions.com. If you would like more information about the schools or the roles available, please contact us on 01622 804025.

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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