Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant, Hawkhurst, Kent

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Marlborough House SchoolHawkhurst, Kent

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Start date: Starting April 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

About our school

Situated in 34 acres of beautiful grounds on the edge of the Kentish village of Hawkhurst, Marlborough House is a Prep school for boys and girls aged 2½ to 13 years, with over 300 pupils. We pride ourselves on the achievement of excellent results within a happy atmosphere where the focus is on each individual child.   

We believe our staff are our greatest resource.  That is why we are committed to recruiting the very best teachers to benefit pupil experience in the classroom.  We nurture a culture of personal and professional development, and our values of Valuing Self and Others are at the heart of everything we do.  

The role

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant with a twinkle in their eye, with the energy and drive required to motivate pupils, as well as an understanding of how to support children in order to realise their full potential.  

The successful candidate will work initially in a Year 2 class, working closely with the class teacher under the overall supervision of the Head of Pre-Prep. They will also work closely with the Head of Learning Support and class teachers to assist SEND pupils to achieve their potential.  He/she will promote the education, care, health and general welfare of the children in his/her class.  

Cheerfulness, enthusiasm, energy and drive are vital qualities for this post, as are patience and adaptability.  The ability to work well with children and to be able to form good relationships with colleagues and parents alike is essential. 

How to apply 

Please complete the application forms (all sections) and return, electronically (but not in pdf format please) to (or by post to the school in an envelope marked RECRUITMENT.)  

Please note that only applications which are on a school application forms can be accepted. 

The closing date for applications will be midday on Friday 16th March 2018.

Further information about this and other vacancies can be found on our website at:

All staff at Marlborough House are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils for whom they are responsible or with whom they come into contact and are expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school’s Safeguarding policy at all times. 

All offers of employment are subject to two satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks including DBS check.

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More about Marlborough House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18 4PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1580 753555
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