Teaching Assistant

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work within our Specialist Resource Provision to support pupils with a statement for ASD.  This role would be particularly suited to a candidate who is currently an undergraduate in their last year and is considering entering the teaching profession, although we welcome applications from those currently working as Teaching Assistants in a secondary setting.

Salary: Band C – (£18,500 – £19,700) dependent on candidate experience and qualifications

Contract: Permanent – 42 week per year

Start date: 5th June 2017

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 18th May 2017

Assessment Day:  Thursday 25th May

The role of the teaching assistant will be to:

  • Work under the guidance of the HLTA & Inclusion Lead, and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement pre-determined work programmes with individuals and groups of students in or out of the classroom.
  • Assist the subject teacher with the whole planning cycle and the management and preparation of resources.
  • Supervise as required whole classes, occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers, and maintaining good order and keeping students on task.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.

More information on the responsibilities of the role are available here: TKA Teaching Assistant JD.

Person Specification

Details on the Person Specification can be found here: TKA TA Person Specification.

Application Process

To apply for this role, applicants are invited to fill in the General Application Form and Applicant Monitoring Form.

Please return these to jfree@thekingstonacademy.org by midday on  16th May 2017.  They are also asked to include with their application a statement detailing in no more than 500 words why they are uniquely qualified for this role.

General Application Form – OPERATIONS StaffMonitoring Form