King James' School

General Teaching Assistant

Term-time only (including Training Days)

27.5 hours per week. Permanent

£9,753 - £10,461 (actual)

King James’s School is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work as a General Teaching Assistant within the heart of our vibrant, modern school. You will be joining a highly committed and supportive Learning Support department. This is a term-time only (including training days), part-time contract (8.45am - 3.25pm to include 50 mins unpaid lunch and 20 mins unpaid break).

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers. 

You will be joining a highly community orientated, inspirational and ambitious school. 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 benefit from strong leadership, effective support by colleagues and being part of an ethos that achieves the best possible outcomes for our students.

The Learning Support Department is central to our school’s fully inclusive mainstream model of provision. As an Enhanced Mainstream School for students with Autism, we provide additional support for these students; along with our students of differing Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). From Foundation Learner through to Key Stage 5, we encourage that all of our SEND students attend timetabled lessons and are not taught separately. We believe in the promotion of social interaction for our students; and provide the additional support required for them to embrace the broader developmental experiences gained from attending mainstream school.

We welcome you to visit our school prior to application. Should you wish to discuss the post or arrange a visit, please contact:

Alison Jones (SENCo) on 01423 866 061

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 about this role, please refer to the Candidate Information document below.

Applications must be submitted via email to and be received by 8.30am, Tuesday 18th July 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 20th July 2017.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.