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Job description

Dartford School Seeking Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time TA position
  • Supportive and experienced staffing team
  • Children whose behaviour is excellent and who are eager to learn

A client school in Dartford are looking for a highly efficient, flexible, friendly and reliable Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a child with complex needs.

You will need to be energetic, supportive and a positive team player with a sense of humour and excellent communication skills. Previous experience in a similar role and a knowledge of Makaton would be desirable but not essential as training can be provided. You will work together with the class teacher to assist the child so that they fully access the national curriculum. The child will have a range of support programmes that will need to be delivered. You will also be required to work with other pupils both in and outside the classroom setting, under the guidance of the classroom teacher.

The role will be Monday to Friday. From 8.30am to 12.45pm, you will usually be providing 1:1 support as described. In the afternoon session (1.15pm - 3.30pm), you will be working more often as a classroom TA.

The school in question is a popular school in Dartford. You will be joining a supportive and experienced staffing team with children whose behaviour is excellent and who are eager to learn.

Should you be interested in this role, please contact Tom Lawrence on 01622920701 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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