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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

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

Term time: Hours: 08:15am – 03:45pm.

Contract type

Fixed term - 18-23 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,000 FTE (£14,396 pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Norton Knatchbull School are seeking an organised, professional, positive and resilient apprentice, who has a desire for pursuing a career in the education sector. The successful candidate will gain experience working 1 to 1 with students within a secondary school environment. You will engage and motivate pupils who find learning a challenge and have specific learning difficulties including SEMH, ASD/ASC and ADHD. The ability to interact positively with a wide range of people, including teachers, support staff, parents and students aged 11 to 18, is essential.

What the school offers its staff

The training you will receive

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant(through Heart of England Training - hoet.co.uk)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After the apprenticeship there is potential to be hired as a full member of staff.

Further details about the role

What you will do in your working day

Ø Provide support for students in lessons so that they can access learning activities.

Ø Keep detailed records of learning / observations and provide students and teachers with feedback to inform of subsequent provision.

Ø Build a clear understanding of students learning with reference to the relevant National Curriculum and school assessment documents.

Ø Organise and deliver small group interventions.

Ø Provide effective support for colleagues.

Ø Work in close partnership with teachers / parents / carers to improve student outcomes.

Ø Keep abreast of current developments in Additional Educational Needs.

Ø Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour.

Ø Contribute to the safeguarding, health and wellbeing of pupils.

Ø Provide administrative and organisational support for the Inclusion Manager.

Ø Consider the information that is shared with other stakeholders, ensuring that where necessary and appropriate, confidentiality is maintained.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Norton Knatchbull School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About The Norton Knatchbull School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1274 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

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