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Teaching Assistant

Salary:  £18,869 to £19,554 per annum pro rata (£22,000 - £22,799 FTE)
Tenure:  Term Time Only 38 Weeks
Hours: 40 Hours
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 August 2022
Reference:  SE-003-2122-R-R

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint an ambitious and motivated Teaching Assistant to offer additional support to pupils by developing, creating and implementing a range of interventions and coaching strategies.

We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this role:

  • Experience in working with pupils with medical needs would be desirable or an interest in developing expertise in this area.
  • A clear understanding and knowledge of best practice and the challenges relating to inclusion in mainstream education.
  • Ambition to develop each child to her/her maximum potential.
  • Flexible and approachable, resilient and calm under pressure, and demonstrate good judgement.

What it means to work for TKA:

  • You will have the opportunity for professional development, appropriate training, support and supervision depending on your experience
  • You will be working as part of an engaged and motivated team within the context of a highly successful school.  
  • The school has recently taken possession of state-of-the-art new facilities and is ideally located North Kingston.
  • TKA is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' school and is highly popular with the local community.

Please see Job Pack for the job specification and the full list of responsibilities and person specification

Please note successful applicants may be asked to interview before the closing date. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All relevant checks will be carried out to ensure that candidates meet child safe-guarding requirements.