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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    11 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Pathway 2 (Point 4- 8) £13,315 - £14,230 (FTE £23,114-£24,702)

Medical Support Assistant job summary

Medical Support Assistant

Contract: Part Time/Fixed Term until 31/08/2025

Site: Queen Katharine Academy

Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am-2pm or 9.30am-2.30pm.

39 weeks per annum (term time plus 1 week)

Salary: Pathway 2 (Point 4) £13,315 - £14,230 (FTE £23,114-£24,702)

Closing date: 9am 16th April 2024

Start date: ASAP

Please note – Thomas Deacon Education Trust withhold the right to withdraw the advert and/or interview suitable candidates before the specified closing date.

Due to continued growth, Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint a compassionate and dedicated Medical Support Assistant to join the Team. The Medical Support Assistant will play a crucial role in providing medical assistance and support to students, ensuring well-being and safety within the Academy.

The post holder will be responsible for a variety of operational and administrative duties associated with student welfare and wellbeing. These include the following

Establishing and maintaining good relationships with students, parents/ carers, colleagues and other professionals.

Encouraging good relations and effective dialogue between parents / carers, families, teachers and other professionals in relation to student health, welfare and wellbeing.

Holding and administering medication / first aid as agreed by parents. This includes maintaining all relevant supplies

Administering first aid as required and record, monitor and follow-up incidents as necessary

Maintain the Medical Room, first aid kits and supplies to ensure all are available and in good order

Provide confidential health advice to individual students as required

Supervise sick and injured students, contacting parents as necessary and arranging hospitalisation or return home

Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the Academy’s policies and procedures

Keep up to date with Health and Safety regulations and maintain a current First Aid Certificate

The Person

The successful candidate must:

Hold an up to date First Aid Qualification or be willing to undertake appropriate training

Be a team player

Be pro-active

Show initiative

Adopt a consistent approach to all students

Be flexible

Have the ability to form strong relationships with students and colleagues across the Academy.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic person to steer it through the next stage of its development.

Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Queen Katharine Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding member of the team.

The Trust offers:

Progression opportunities across the Trust

Access to the most generous pension schemes in the UK (LGPS & teachers’ pension scheme)

Free & confidential Employee Assistance Programme

Continuous development, e.g. regular CPD sessions, coaching, Trust training days

Free eye test vouchers and flu vaccinations

Cycle to work scheme

A supportive Early Careers Teacher programme

£250 Recommend a friend scheme

Collaborative working across schools in the Trust

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to arrange a visit please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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 Queen Katharine Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1559 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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