Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant

Cedar Children's Academy
Rochester, Kent
Contract Type
Part Time
£15,577 - £17,469 for hours and weeks stated
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
10th December 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1387714

Teaching Assistant

Salary Details: £15,577 - £17,469 for hours and weeks stated

Hours: 32.5 hours per year, 39 weeks per year (Term Time plus 5 days)

Required Start Date: January 2024

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join our team at Cedar Children’s Academy providing teaching and learning support, under the guidance of the class teacher, to pupils in all areas of the curriculum. The successful candidate will assist the teacher with observation and monitoring of the progress of pupils, maintaining accurate records in order to ensure documentation of all interventions with pupils, detailing their progress and achievement.

The Teaching Assistant will assist in the supervision of pupils and promote learning and safety, for example, at break and lunch times and on educational visits, promoting positive behaviour patterns, raising self-esteem and improving independent working in pupils to assist in their education and growth.

About Us

At Cedar, we believe in a strong partnership between the school and parents, benefiting our children with stability and the ability to develop, an inspiring workforce who show a relentless dedication to school improvement.

“Staff feel well supported by leaders. Teachers recognise that leaders have worked hard to make sure their workloads are managed fairly.”

“Staff value the training and support they receive. Leaders recognise talent in staff and deploy them across the school to coach and support colleagues.”

Ofsted Report May 2019

We encourage pupils to be proud of their school and achieve in an exciting environment. We celebrate everyone’s success and provide each pupil with the life chances they deserve. We are relentless in pursuing the best and show care and hope for all our pupils who will become young adults of the future.

What our Trust will offer you:

• A supportive working environment

• Excellent CPD opportunities across the Trust, wherever you are in your career.

• Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.

• Generous employer contribution to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

• Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School

• Free parking in our secure staff car park

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.

• Refer a Friend Scheme.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at one of our vibrant and friendly schools, and benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Visits to our schools are encouraged, to arrange a visit please contact Danielle Donoghue.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates.
Cedar Children's Academy

Cedar Children's Academy

Part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust