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  • Job start date

    4 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

Scale 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Summary

  • To enable effective day to day support to Faculty Managers.
  • To enhance progression through individual and small group invention within the Faculty and with statement students, as nominated by the SENCO, up to the annually agreed maximum number of hours.
  • To supervise, as required, whole classes to maintain good order, keep students on task, respond to questions and generally assist students to undertake set activities.
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work, aims of the school and a can-do approach within the faculty.

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • To assist the faculty in the management of resources
  • Implement structured and agreed learning activities and teaching programmes for individuals and groups of students.
  • Adjust learning activities and teaching programmes to take account of student needs and responses.
  • Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support students’ learning
  • Assist students to access learning activities through specialist support, recognising and responding to their individual needs.
  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment, and to plan, evaluate and adjust lesson/work plans.
  • Provide brief feedback to the teacher at the end of any lesson being supported via the school’s “post-it” note system.
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ progress, achievements and responses in respect of all learning activities and teaching programmes through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives.
  • Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems and/or records as requested.

What the school offers its staff

  • Free on site parking
  • Weekly staff treats
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program

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
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1993 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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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