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  • Job start date

    30 October 2023

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, includes teacher Training Days.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,411 pro rata per annum

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for children;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Has superb attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Can be a strong team player as well as use your own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Kingdown School is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join its dedicated Curriculum Support Team and provide support to young people across all age ranges and abilities.

Kingdown School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school and sixth form, educating young people between the ages of 11 and 18 years. We have a strong reputation in the local community and beyond, built on an unswerving focus on the quality of teaching and learning and great pastoral care. Ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire, our school is located in the charming garrison town of Warminster, with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. We are an academy under Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is committed to helping all young people believe, aspire and achieve.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

To apply, please visit the Acorn Education Trust website ( https://www.acorneducationtrust.com/972/current-vacancies/careers/1636/teaching-assistant-68) to download an application form. Completed application forms must be submitted to lmg@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk by the closing date.

Closing Date: Friday 6th October 2023 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 9th October 2023

Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn 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. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 


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)
medical
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 Kingdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1504 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01985 215551

Arranging a visit to Kingdown School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lmg@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk.

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