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Teaching assistant

The King's School, Ottery St Mary, Devon

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £9,854 to £11,029 per year pro rata

Job summary

Teaching Assistant – Permanent
Scale C (£9,233 to £10,333)
25 hrs per week, 38 weeks per year - term time only
5 hours daily between 08:50-15:30 Monday - Friday

The King’s School with 1100 students is an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive school with ambitious students, supportive parents and excellent facilities. We have a strong reputation for success across the curriculum and an extra-curricular programme which is valued highly by the whole school community. A commitment to the philosophy of ‘Achievement for All’ and a desire to work in an exciting, dynamic, creative and supportive way are essential for all staff at The King’s School.

We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to work across the curriculum, offering support to students with special educational needs. The Skills for Learning department is a large and successful area of the school where teamwork, mutual support and high quality training are paramount. We are looking for the successful candidates to work across the curriculum and be part of the key worker programme. You will need to be prepared to support a wide range of students, be flexible, enjoy working with young people and, very importantly, retain a sense of humour. Applications will be considered for less than 25 hours for suitable candidates. Previous candidates need not apply.

Please contact Ms Pickering for further details or see our website and apply online. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students so all staff are enhanced DBS checked.

Essential educational requirements

• English at GCSE grade C or equivalent
• Maths at GCSE grade C or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• English at GCSE grade C or equivalent
• Maths at GCSE grade C or equivalent
• ICT qualification or experience

Essential skills and experience

• A commitment to professional development
• A background in the pursuit of sport and leisure
• An understanding of young people
• Knowledge of how to motivate young people
• Well organised
• Excellent telephone manner
• Good communication skills
• Calm under pressure
• Approachable
• The ability to work as part of a team

• SIMS (school information management system)

Employee benefits

The successful candidate will be provided with all the CPD opportunities provided to the staff and any bespoke CPD needed for the role.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1115 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The King's School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@thekings.devon.sch.uk

About The King's School

School location

Cadhay Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1RA

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