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Reception Teaching Assistant

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About the school

We are recruiting for a Reception Teaching Assistant for a school situated near the town centre of Gravesend. The school is a one form entry primary school with a part time nursery. The school is a very diverse school with children from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. It is a happy, caring school where everyone tries their best.

The headteacher provides strong, clear leadership. She has high ambitions for the school and equally high expectations of all staff. Teamwork is strong across the school and everybody works together, is involved and accountable. Behaviour in the school is good, and students are respectful of each other and of the adults in the school.

The school is based in Gravesend and is accessible via car or bus.

About the role

This primary school is looking for an EYFS Teaching Assistant to work within their Reception class. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management, a good knowledge of the National Curriculum and have prior experience of supporting children within an EYFS environment.

The role itself will involve working within the schools Reception classes, supporting a child with undiagnosed SEN's with all their learning and development needs including phonics, reading, maths and fine motor skills.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
• Hold a Level 3 Qualification
• Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
• Provide a CV with at least 6 years employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
• Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Teaching Personnel, you will benefit from:
• An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
• Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
• Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
• A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
• Full interview preparation and assistance - so your fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
• A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To be considered for this position, please apply now!

** Due to the current global and national events, Teaching Personnel are still conducting registrations but they will take place virtually to get you registered and ready to work for when the school is reopened, so please do not delay in registering your interested with us **

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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