Job description

Kindergarten Assistant
Location: Folkestone
Salary: £75 - £85 per day
Start Date: Immediately

Contract: Term Time
Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic Kindergarten Assistant looking for an exciting new opportunity? Look no further because GSL Education Kent are currently seeking to recruit a patient and caring individual to join a progressive school in Folkestone, Kent. If you are passionate about special needs education and are looking for a new challenge, then we would love to hear from you. 

The school is a compassionate community led by a dedicated team that sets a positive example of high learning and behavioral standards. They exert great effort to provide children with an engaging and varied education, making learning irresistible. The school prioritizes the happiness, safety, and value of each child.

As a Kindergarten Assistant, you will be required to provide support to children who have SEN (including ASC, ADHD & SEMH) in groups or 1:1, within a classroom setting. You will work closely with students, providing assistance with academic work, social skills, and emotional regulation.
The ideal Kindergarten Assistant should be willing to participate in lunchtime activities and supervision, demonstrating the ability to play, enjoy themselves, and effectively oversee the students. It is crucial for all staff members to actively contribute to the overall school community, and prospective candidates should keep this in mind while applying for the role.

For the Kindergarten Assistant role, it is essential that you have:
  • An early years qualification
  • A keen interest in supporting children’s learning
  • The skills to build a rapport with learners, including those with special educational needs
  • The ability to use ICT

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary and ongoing professional development opportunities. You will also have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a real difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable children in our society.

GSL Education offers: 
  • Excellent rates of pay 
  • Direct links to local schools 
  • Dedicated consultants who will support your employment needs 
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional standard of support to candidates and client schools
Please be advised that this role requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection. Successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced child DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one.

GSL Education is an ethical, independent recruitment agency which aims to provide quality teaching and support staff in schools throughout Kent.
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To learn more about this exciting opportunity and to be considered for the role, please click 'apply' and submit a comprehensive (10-year), up-to-date CV. One of our dedicated consultants will then contact you shortly.

If you're interested in securing regular work as a Kindergarten Assistant, please get in touch with Georgina at the GSL Education Kent office. She will be happy to provide you with more information and help you register for this role as soon as possible.