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Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 1 & 2

Role: Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 1 & 2

Closing Date: 4th June 2023

Contract type: Part time (Thursday & Friday), term time only

Are you a teaching assistant who passionately believes in the limitless potential of children and the critical role adults play in this journey of self-realisation?

Radnor House Sevenoaks is seeking to employ such an individual to join us as a part-time Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will be expected to work with the classroom teacher and as a member of a team with his/her colleagues, treating them with the courtesy and consideration as fellow professionals.

The ideal candidate will have an appropriate Teaching Assistant qualification, NVQ 3 or equivalent is preferred but we would accept candidates who are educated to degree level and can demonstrate a reasonable standard of education with proficiency in literacy and numeracy to GCSE level or equivalent.

Teaching and learning at Radnor House Sevenoaks aims to create a collaborative whole-school community of life-long learners, always motivated to achieve the highest standards of teaching and learning through self-reflection, objective evaluation, and research-based practice.

We require a candidate who can:

  • work positively and constructively within their team and with other colleagues
  • assist in the delivery of educational work programmes
  • promote our core values of excellence, respect, courage, and perseverance
  • work with children and have a good understanding of child development
  • show commitment to safeguarding and promote the welfare of children and young people

We offer:

- Competitive salary

- Extensive opportunities for CPD

- Free, high-quality lunches

- Pension scheme

- Free onsite parking

- Onsite gym

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Life Assurance

To apply for the role please send a completed application form, which must include a full employment history with explanation of any gaps and details of two referees, to Aadibah Hussain, HR Administrator, at  

The closing date for applications is midday on 4th June 2023. Interviews will take place on the week commencing 5th June 2023.

We reserve the right to interview candidates and appoint before the closing date therefore early applications are recommended.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for an Enhanced Disclosure.

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