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Learning & Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Riverside Primary School
  • Reference: RPS/19/108550
  • Published: Tue 10/09/2019, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours hours per week, Mon-Fri, term time only plus staff
  • Salary: D2 – Salary: £18,426 – £21,166 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Riverside Primary School, Kent

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Learning & Teaching Assistant

Learning & Teaching Assistant require to start as soon as possible 

Fixed Term Contract until 22nd July 2020

We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of a Trust of local schools under Rainham Mark Education Trust. The key values our school community hold add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Enjoy, Achieve, Teamwork, Respect, Communicate, Independence and Resilience

The Governing Body of Riverside Primary School are looking to appoint a Learning and Teaching Assistant to work under the direction of teachers, to support teaching and learning across the Key Stages, from Foundation Stage to Year 6.   He/she may also be expected to deliver intervention programmes under the direction of the Inclusion Manager. 

The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent. The school has a specialist provision for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder who are taught in mainstream classes with appropriate support. There is also a specialist provision for visually impaired children. Therefore, experience of working with children with Autism, Speech and Language difficulties or visual impairment would be an advantage, as well as understanding children with different behavioural needs. 

He or she will have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and enjoy working as a proactive member of a team of teachers and assistants who put children at the centre of everything they do. A desire to help children overcome barriers to learning is essential. 

A degree of flexibility in the working day is essential, as there is a requirement to cover our Before & After School Clubs and lunch times. 

A visit prior to application is highly recommended. Contact the school office to arrange an appointment. Tel: 01634 338700 Email:

Please note that only those candidates who have been shortlisted to attend an interview will receive a communication. CVs will not be accepted.  

Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Closing date for applications: 12pm Friday 20th September 2019 

we reserve the right to close the application process early if enough applications have been received.

Interviews will be held on: Friday 27th September 2019.