Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: TAS
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2023
  • Recruiter: The Thomas Aveling School
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £23,114 to £25,979
  • Bonus/Benefits: Actual salary £13,508-£14,677 based on 25 hours/38 weeks
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a talented and dedicated Teaching Assistant to provide first-class teaching and learning support to our students on a 1-1 and group basis. This is a rewarding opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual with a ‘can do’ attitude to join a very successful and happy school.  

Pupils and students say that they are happy and they feel safe. They say that staff care about them and help them to do their best” -Ofsted, Sept 22

You will have excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to work well in a team.  Applications are welcome from individuals who are keen to gain experience prior to teaching, social work, or youth work training.

You will be joining a supportive and committed team, who share a passion for ensuring the needs of all our students are met, breaking down any barriers to learning, ensuring that all students make the progress they are capable of.  

 “Staff have confidence in their leaders. They feel their workload is manageable through sharing resources and working cooperatively. They are proud to be a member of staff” Ofsted, Sept 22.

We offer:

  • A supportive induction programme
  • A happy and caring community
  • A Healthy Work-Life Balance and a committed Leadership Team
  • Private health care cover by Benenden
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Two-week half term in October 

For further details on this role and to apply please visit the school’s careers page Our Vacancies | The Thomas Aveling School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  For further information and to arrange a school visit, please contact Emma Elliott on 01634 844809 or via email eelliott@thomasaveling.co.uk

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where interest and applications received are high, therefore we encourage early applications.

Safeguarding commitment

Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".

Equality & Inclusivity Statement

At Beyond Schools Trust we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented communities, including but not limited to those who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background.