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Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School

Learning for the Head, Heart and Hand

Vacancies

ALL VACANCIES AT LADY JOANNA THORNHILL (ENDOWED) PRIMARY SCHOOL ARE ADVERTISED ON THE KENT TEACH WEBSITE AND CAN BE FOUND FOLLOWING THE LINK: Kent Teach portal

 

SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Lady Joanna team as a School Business Manager.

We are looking for someone that exemplifies excellence in all they do. You will be passionate, energised and excited by your work and you will have a thirst for personal development. Your attention to detail will be exemplary and you will provide professional leadership for the administration and estate affairs of the school.

This is your chance to contribute to a remarkable community that cares deeply about the children. We can offer an environment that promotes an expansive education and one which supports learning for The Head, The Heart and the Hand. The School Business Manager, as part of this whole school offer, will oversee all procurement to ensure value for money and the most effective use of resources in support of the school’s learning objectives.

 

The successful candidate might be an experienced School Business Manager with a good understanding of finance, or someone keen to develop. We have a large administrative team consisting of:

 

  • Finance Manager
  • Site Manager
  • PA to SLT
  • Office Manager
  • Office Administrator/Receptionist

 

If you are interested, please do get in touch to have an informal conversation and find out more. School visits will be held by appointment only with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher. Please call the school office on 01233 812781 or email office@ladyj.kent.sch.uk to book a place on a tour.

 

Closing date:  28th February 2024

Interview:       4th March 2024

Start date:      As soon as possible.

EARLY YEARS TEACHING ASSISTANT

 

HOURS:               32.5 per week plus 30 minute meeting once a week

PAY SCALE:          KR3 

TERM TIME ONLY PLUS 5 X STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAYS PER YEAR

 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive Early Years/KS1 team. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.  

 

Your numeracy and literacy skills will be strong enough to improve children's standards. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Good time management and the ability to work using your own initiative are essential.  All applications will be considered and all relevant training will be given to the right candidate. 

Responsibilities may include:

 

  • Demonstrate an informed and efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to support the work of the teacher and increase achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures
  • Understand the Early Years curriculum and how to promote learning
  • Use effective questioning to ensure learning moves on for different groups of pupils
  • Provide pastoral care and support for pupils to learn and develop curiosity
  • Support the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech and communication
  • Work under the direction of the Class Teachers and the Early Years Leader to lead learning both indoors and outdoors

 

Above all you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child.

 

We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minority applicants , as they are under-represented within our school workforce.

 

This is a rolling advertisement and the School reserves the right to close applications, should we find a suitable applicant prior to the closing date being met.

 

Closing Date:  15th March 2024

Interviews:       To be confirmed

Start Date:       As soon as possible

 

We would ask Recruitment Agencies not to contact us regarding this vacancy.

INCLUSION SUPPORT ASSISTANT

 

Term time only plus 5 Staff Development Days per year

Hours                 8:15am - 4:00pm with 30 minutes lunch

Pay Scale:           KR5 

 

 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive KS1/KS2 teams. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.  

 

Your numeracy and literacy skills will be strong enough to improve children's standards. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Good time management and the ability to work using your own initiative are essential.  All applications from experienced Teaching Assistants will be considered and all relevant training will be given to the right candidate. 

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Demonstrate an informed and efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to support the work of the teacher and increase achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures
  • Understand the Early Years curriculum and how to promote learning
  • Use effective questioning to ensure learning moves on for different groups of pupils
  • Provide pastoral care and support for pupils to learn and develop curiosity
  • Support the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech and communication
  • Work under the direction of the Class Teachers learning both indoors and outdoors

 

Above all you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child.

 

We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minority applicants , as they are under-represented within our school workforce. 

 

This is a rolling advertisement and the School reserves the right to close applications, should we find a suitable applicant prior to the closing date being met.  It is therefore recommended that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 

 

Closing Date:  5th April 2024

Interviews:      To be confirmed

Start Date:       ASAP

 

We would ask Recruitment Agencies not to contact us regarding this vacancy.

EXPERIENCED TEACHING ASSISTANT

Term time only plus 5 Staff Development Days per year. 

Hours per week:     31.25

Pay Scale:                KR3

 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive KS1/KS2 teams. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.  

 

Your numeracy and literacy skills will be strong enough to improve children's standards. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Good time management and the ability to work using your own initiative are essential.  All applications from experienced Teaching Assistants will be considered and all relevant training will be given to the right candidate. 

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Demonstrate an informed and efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to support the work of the teacher and increase achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures
  • Understand the Early Years curriculum and how to promote learning
  • Use effective questioning to ensure learning moves on for different groups of pupils
  • Provide pastoral care and support for pupils to learn and develop curiosity
  • Support the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech and communication
  • Work under the direction of the Class Teachers learning both indoors and outdoors

 

Above all you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child.

 

We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minority applicants , as they are under-represented within our school workforce. 

 

This is a rolling advertisement and the School reserves the right to close applications, should we find a suitable applicant prior to the closing date being met.  It is therefore recommended that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 

 

We would ask Recruitment Agencies not to contact us regarding this vacancy.

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