King James' School

EMS Advanced Teaching Assistant

Supporting the Enhanced Mainstream School provision for Communication & Interaction needs.

Local Community/Schools Outreach Team

March/April 2018 start

Term Time Only (including Training days)

33.25 hours per week. Permanent

£13,094 - £13,360 (actual) 

(Reduced working hours may be considered)

King James’s School is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work as an Advanced Teaching Assistant as part of our highly successful Enhanced Mainstream provision. Under the leadership and support of our SENCo and Communication & Interaction Co-ordinator, you will be working primarily with students with Communication and Interaction (C&I) needs including Autism, both within our own school and through outreach work at other schools. You will subsequently require your own vehicle for which you will receive a mileage allowance for business travel.

This is a Term Time only (including Training Days), part-time contract. Start time: Monday to Friday 8.15am. 4.30pm finish every Wednesday. Allocation of hours to be discussed and agreed at interview. Reduced working hours may be considered through discussion at interview.

We are seeking an outstanding candidate to support our educational aims who has the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate our students. You will work closely with our SENCo and, as lead role in a highly supportive team, be part of an ethos that achieves the best possible outcomes for our students.

The Learning Support Department is central to our inclusive mainstream model of provision. The majority of our students with SEND attend mainstream lessons and are not taught seperately. We promote curriculum and social inclusion for all of our students. This enables them to embrace the broader developmental experiences gained in a mainstream school environment.

We welcome you to visit our school before applying. For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit, please contact :

Alison Jones (SENCo) on 01423 866061. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

For further details please refer to our Candidate Information document below.

Applications must be submitted via email to by Monday 5th March 2018, 10.00am.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.