Teaching Assistant (TA3), Bexley

Closing date:Expiring soon

Foster's Primary SchoolBexley

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: BEXLEY07
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Foster’s is a popular two-form entry school on the Welling / Bexleyheath borders with a rich history.  We were recognised as a ‘good’ school in our last Ofsted inspection and have a dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are committed to maintaining the highest standards and providing a creative curriculum for the pupils in our care. Our children are our biggest asset; they are polite, courteous, kind to each other and enjoy their learning. We are fortunate to have a bright, modern site with plenty of outdoor space and a Forest School area. For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.fosters.bexley.sch.uk 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant (TA3) on a permanent contract. We are hoping to appoint a creative individual with a background in music, art, drama, ICT or sport. Candidates should have strong English and mathematics skills, with appropriate supporting qualifications. This is an exciting opportunity to support individuals and groups of children with their learning and instilling creativity within education.

For further information, please see the attached job description and person specification.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the link ‘Download Application Form’ under the Downloads heading below. This will open the relevant application form which once completed may be electronically submitted by emailing to the following mail box admin@fosters.bexley.sch.uk. Alternatively, paper applications can be sent direct to the school at the above address. 

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 25th February and interviews will be held shortly after.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. A probationary period applies to all roles.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You are advised to review our safeguarding policy, available on the school website.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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More about Foster's Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: West Brooke Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 1PN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8298 7336
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Foster’s Primary School is a mixed, non-denominational voluntary-controlled primary school for pupils aged three to 11.
It is located in Welling, Bexley, Kent, and has just under 450 pupils. There is a 52 place nursery on site. The school is the old...