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1:1 Teaching Assistant - St Peter's, Sittingbourne






1:1 Teaching Assistant

St Peter's Catholic Primary, Sittingbourne


Kent Range 3

25 hours (Term time) Temporary Contract

Required - September 2019


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, friendly and talented Teaching Assistant to join our supportive teaching team to work in Key Stage 1.


This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to children’s development. Experience of working with children with specific learning needs is essential. You will be working in the classroom and implementing programmes of support designed specifically to meet pupils’ needs.   


Our ideal candidate will be an energetic and confident team player who is able to demonstrate previous success working with special needs pupils in either a mainstream or specialist setting. You should also be able to evidence using your own initiative to support successful inclusion. You will have strong behaviour management skills balanced with a calm and friendly manner. 


Use of Makaton for everyday communication is essential.


If you are passionate about developing the best possible learning environment and the highest standards of learning, are kind and patient with a desire to develop an excellent rapport with children & adults we would love to hear from you. A Teaching Assistant qualification of NVQ 1 or equivalent would be preferable.


In return we offer you:

  • A dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors.
  • Children who are friendly, hardworking and well behaved.
  • Supportive parents.
  • Opportunities for continued professional development.


Please contact Mrs Shelly Wilson at the academy for further information and an application pack.

Email: alternatively please visit the academy office to collect your application pack in person.


A full job description can be found at the bottom of this page.


Visits to the academy are encouraged and welcomed.  Tours would be conducted by Mrs Mandy Towsey (SENCo), Mrs Colleen Owen (Head Teacher) or Miss Catherine Vedamuttu (Deputy Head).  


Closing date for applications: Friday 28th June 2019

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 4th July 2019


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.