Teaching Assistant, Medway

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High Halstow Primary SchoolMedway

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Start date: Early September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: D2 £18,426 - £21,166 (pro-rata to £10,959 - £12,589, based on experience)
Contract term: Fixed Term

High Halstow Primary Academy has a fantastic opportunity to appoint a talented and committed Teaching Assistant who will provide impactful support for pupils, both on a 1:1 or small group basis, who need extra support in the classroom.  This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in our pupils' development. You will be working in the classroom and implementing programmes of support designed specifically to meet the pupils’ needs. The role offer the chance for an motivated and nurturing individual who has experience in working with primary-aged children, who aspires to grow and develop as an outstanding Teaching Assistant within our Trust. 

We are ambitious for all of our pupils and believe that a Teaching Assistant working with our talented teaching staff will enhance pupil’s learning experience.  Our support staff ensure that they are well prepared and continuously develop themselves for the benefit of our pupils.  We are unrelenting and graciously uncompromising.  Ideally, you will already hold an NVQ Level 3 qualification in Teaching and Learning and will share our vision to support pupils to make better than expected progress in their learning as a result of your support of their learning.

Working with our academy: High Halstow Primary Academy is a one form entry village primary school with just over 200 pupils. It is ideally situated on the Hoo Peninsula with fantastic views and quiet surroundings as well as close links to the M2 and Medway Tunnel.  This provides excellent opportunities for staff to work collaboratively with colleagues in other schools as well as high-quality professional development.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.



More about High Halstow Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Harrison Drive, High Halstow, Rochester, Kent, ME3 8TF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 251098
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