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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm (Tuesday 5.00 pm) Tuesday start 8:20am for briefings

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year (with potential to extend)

Pay scale

Scale 4: £22,369 - £24,054

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To carry out work, care and/or support programmes for pupils, under the SENCO.
  • To enable access to learning for pupils and assist the teacher in the management of SEND (E and K coded) pupils and the classroom.
  • To deliver an effective level of support, assist in meeting the needs of students with different learning needs as well as English as an additional need.
  • Prepare and deliver small group interventions for a group of identified pupils; this may include any targeted interventions as instructed by SENCO/Head of EAL.
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend to the personal needs of pupils and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, and first-aid and welfare matters.
  • Supervise and provide support to pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Support pupils to understand instructions, and in respect of local and national learning strategies such as literacy, and numeracy, Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, as directed by the teacher, SENCO and/or Head of EAL.
  • To liaise with subject teachers in order to become familiar with the SOW and lesson plans and be well prepared to support the pupils with SEND (E and K) and EAL.
  • To liaise with Head of EAL, the SENDCO and the subject teachers to support SEND pupils (E and K) and EAL pupils .
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model, being aware of and responding appropriately to their individual needs, and encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities with others.
  • Prepare the classroom as directed for lessons, clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils’ work.
  • Undertake pupil record-keeping as requested by the teacher and the SENDCO.
  • Keep a record of targeted intervention classes , including EAL.

What the school offers its staff

  • Free On-site Parking
  • Weekly Staff Treats

  • Cycle-to-work Scheme

  • Staff Tea / Coffee

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Staff Social Events: Christmas Lunch & Summer BBQ

  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Kingsbury High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1993 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different. As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.

Arranging a visit to Kingsbury High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email khsvacancies@kingsburyhigh.org.uk.

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