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Teaching Assistant

Chatham GrammarMedway

The University of Kent Academies Trust is seeking to recruit an experienced and proactive individual for the role of Teaching Assistant at Chatham Grammar, to support student learning and ensure positive outcomes for those students who struggle with accessing the curriculum. This is a permanent role for 30 hours per week, term time only.  

You will be part of a team delivering and assisting in the learning of students across the Trust in a variety of settings; including whole class support or identified students on a 1-1 basis or small groups of students. This role will involve working with teachers to plan, prepare and deliver learning activities, as well as monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting on student progress and development.

You will need to be confident, resilient, approachable and a good communicator as you will be required to liaise with students, staff and parents/carers. Above all we are looking for individuals who have a commitment and passion for raising the achievement of all students regardless of their ability and who care about student well being and sense of purpose - vibrant and energetic individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of our students and want to be a part of our team.

The successful applicant will be joining a multi-academy trust with a supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic and forward-thinking leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.  We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat  

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers.  It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good.   Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/   

HOW TO APPLY

Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role. 

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you.  To arrange such a discussion, or for any other queries about the role, please email recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website:  http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/   

Deadline for applications:  12noon on Thursday 28th January 2021

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 


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