Teaching Assistant

The King's Church of England School, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8XG

This job expired on 13 August 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 August 2021 at 8am

  • Date listed

    21 July 2021

Job details



Contract type

Fixed term (One year fixed term)

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,933 FTE

Teaching Assistant job summary

Job Purpose
  • To work under the specific supervision, instruction and guidance of the class teacher to support the teaching and learning activities in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the organisation and management of pupils and the classroom
  • To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school 
Support for the Teacher 
  • Maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Use given strategies, in liaison with the teacher and under there guidance, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
  • Provide clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework etc.
Support for the Curriculum
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, making minor adjustments to activities according to pupil responses
  • Undertake pre-defined programmes linked to local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, KS3, early years recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Prepare, maintain and use routine equipment/resources that are required to meet the given lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use
Support for Pupils
  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Assist with implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Deliver given strategies that set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
Support for the School
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher

To undertake all duties reasonably requested in a manner consistent with the vision and mission of The King’s as a Church School. This general Job Description is not comprehensive and the post holder will be required to undertake such other tasks appropriate to the level of appointment as the Principal may reasonably require.

This job post has expired.

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About The King's Church of England School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
646 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The King's CE School is two years on since the last Ofsted inspection. Our drive to be a brilliant school continues and we are confident that our school is consistently good and better in all areas. We remain ambitious about the journey to secure a truly outstanding education for all of our pupils.

Arranging a visit to The King's Church of England School

Due to the summer holidays, school visits will not be available at the moment. Please email Mr Sutton and Ms Claramunt for any questions regarding our school and our recruitment process.

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