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Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School

Learning for the Head, Heart and Hand

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Wrap-around Care Play Service Leader

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Lady Joanna Thornhill Wrap-around Care service on the school’s premises in Wye, for Wrap-around Care coordinator to lead our team.

Lady Joanna Thornhill is scheduled to run its Wrap-around Care service to children from our primary school, from 7.30– 8:45am; 3:00 - 6.00pm daily, term time. The service will be housed on site and benefits from our school facilities. We are looking for someone who is passionate about all aspects of childcare and education, and able to bring new ideas and lead in running the School’s Wrap-around Care Service for pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.

 

Lady Joanna Thornhill Primary school would like to appoint an enthusiastic Wrap-around Care Service Leader to oversee and provide a range of activities for our children and working alongside our School’s Management team, ensure a safe and happy extended club facility to support our families. The successful candidate will lead the provision of the service ensuring appropriate supervision of children attending the service, provide appropriate activities, encourage cooperation, secure their safety, monitor well-being and ensure good behaviour.

 

You will need to have a friendly, caring and dynamic approach to working with children.

The hours of work will be 5 days per week, 7.15– 8:45am & 3:00 - 6.15pm or just 3:00 -6:15pm, term time only.

 

Key duties and responsibilities:

The successful candidate would be required to assist the Lady Joanna Thornhill Management Team in delivering continuous good practice and therefore you will need to understand how to lead, motivate and be responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the Lady Joanna Thornhill Wrap-around Care service team to get the best from them and ensure they always put the children first.

 

  • To maintain a safe and stimulating play environment and to assist with the developing opportunities which encourage children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development through play.
  • Be responsible to the SBM and Headteacher
  • To ensure the provision offers a safe and stimulating play environment.
  • To lead with the planning preparing and delivery of activities, which meet children’s individual and developmental needs.
  • To work face to face with the children registered with the service
  • To supervise tea time refreshments for the children.

 

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

 

Please apply for this position via the Kent Teach website following this link:-  Wrap-around Care Service Play Leader position

 

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.

 

We do not use Agencies for our recruitment process.

 

Closing Date 16th September 2022 at noon

Interviews date to be confirmed.

1:1 Teaching Assistant 

 

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

 

We would really like to meet you if you if you are passionate about working with children and have the ability to inspire learning and support development. 

 

You should have a high standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills.  You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Experience of working with children, good time management and the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative are essential.  You will have some experience of working directly with children with autism, ADHD and/or PDA and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the strategies and approaches that known to best support children with these additional needs (*exceptional candidates who lack this experience but can demonstrate their strong capacity to work with children with additional needs are still encouraged to apply).

 

The main focus of the role is to provide 1:1 support to pupils in receipt of high needs funding, but your responsibilities may include:-

 

  • Supporting children in achieving the lesson objective in English, Maths and across all areas of the    curriculum
  • Leading 1:1 and group intervention programmes
  • Feeding back to the class teacher, maintaining records of progress and behaviour
  • Working with children to support any social, emotional, behavioural, personal care or medical needs
  • Liaising with parents and external professionals 

 

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, that you want the very best for them and are prepared to put their needs first.

 

For further information, please click on the following link to the Kent Teach website 1:1 TA advertisement

 

Prospective applicants are more than welcome to visit our school.  To this end, interested parties should contact the school direct on 01233 812781 to register.

 

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward.  Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

Closing Date: 19th October 2022 at noon

Interviews: 9th November 2022

Teaching Assistant (Full-time/Part-time considered)

 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive 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:

 

  • Supporting groups of children in achieving the lesson objective in English, Maths and across all areas of the curriculum.
  • Leading groups of children or 1:1 intervention programmes.
  • Feeding back to the class teacher, sometimes keeping records of progress and behaviour.
  • Working with children to support any social, emotional, behavioural, personal care or medical needs.

 

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.

 

Further further information, please click the following link to the advertisement on KentTeach TA advertisement

 

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.

 

We do not use Agencies for our recruitment process.

 

 

Closing Date: 19th October 2022 at noon

Interviews: 9th November 2022

 

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