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Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Balfour Infant School
  • Salary: D2 pt 4 £23,114 pro rata (£11.98 per hour) – Pt 11 £25,979 pro rata (£13.46 per hour)
  • Location: Balfour Infant School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week. 8:30am - 3:30pm 5 days a week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 01/07/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: BIS/24/283762

Balfour Infant School is a highly regarded, three form entry school in Rochester where pupil safeguarding, wellbeing and the fulfilment of potential are high priorities for all.

We are looking for a committed and motivated teaching assistant to join our hardworking, dedicated team.

Are you?

  • A good communicator
  • Hard working
  • Dedicated with a love of learning
  • Reflective
  • Organised
  • Committed to fostering positive relationships with children, colleagues and parents/carers
  • Committed to safeguarding children

We can offer you: 

  • A school which deeply believes in the core values of support, nurture, commitment and respect. 
  • A caring staff team who are highly valued for their strong work ethic and expertise.   
  • A commitment to your professional development to ensure you can be the best you can be. 
  • Positive, caring, enthusiastic and well behaved children 
  • A good school which is striving to be even better 

 “The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.  Your ethos of continuous improvement is reflected in leaders’ work, with training for staff lying at the heart of your strategy for school improvement.  The school’s community is united in ensuring that pupils receive the best learning opportunities and the highest levels of care.  One parent summed up the views of many, saying: “This is a friendly, welcoming and inclusive school.  The staff work hard and I hope they are proud of all they achieve.” OFSTED June 2019.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check will be sought for the successful candidate. 

The School is committed to recruiting with care, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

For further information regarding this post please refer to the job description and person specification. Candidates are encouraged to visit the school and to view the school’s website for information regarding its approach to the learning and to safeguarding. For any further information about this post please contact the Headteacher via office@balfourinf,medway.sch.uk

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we implement a safer recruitment process which includes undertaking a Disclosure and Barring check, an online search of well-known social media platforms/search engines and obtaining satisfactory references.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.