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  • Start date details

    Spring Term

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 32 hours and 30 minutes per week with 33 additional hours during the year. 8.30am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - 7 months Jan 2024 - August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

£21968 - £24054

What skills and experience we're looking for

GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths grade C or above (9-4)

Willingness to undertake further training as required

Experience of working with children, either in a paid or voluntary capacity, within in a school

Experience of working as a teaching assistant (SEN) or equivalent and supporting students with ASD

Experience of assisting with the assessment, recording and reporting of student’s progress

Certificate in learning support (or equivalent)

Ability and willingness to work flexibly within the school

Able to work as a member of a team

Organisational skills

Interpersonal skills

Communication skills

Administration skills

A calm but authoritative manner with students

ICT literate

Ability to facilitate the student’s independent learning

Ability to relate well to students, parents/carers and staff

Ability to follow and apply the teacher’s instructions and clearly explain these to the student

Ability to develop the high-quality learning resources under the direction of the teacher

Ability to accurately record and report on the student’s progress

What the school offers its staff

The school is fortunate to have hugely-committed staff who give their all, take Public Service seriously and are keen to provide extra-curricular activities in a multitude of areas. John Kyrle aims to provide all students with a life-enhancing secondary school experience where students feel happy and secure yet challenged.

  • Generous Local Government Pension
  • Staff Events - including Tea & Toast Fridays!
  • Free, onsite parking
  • Onsite Gym
  • Welcoming and inclusive environment

Further details about the role

Responsible to: Wye learn centre manager/assistant SENCO

Main Purpose of the role:

To support the educational, medical, personal, social and behavioural needs of a student with special educational needs.

To promote the student’s self-esteem and independence.

To support the principles and ethos of the school.

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 John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1425 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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