King James' School

General Teaching Assistant

An exciting and rewarding opportunity to work within our highly supportive Learning Support team - October 2018 start

Term Time only (including Training Days)

27.5 hours per week. Permanent
NYB04, £10,628 - £11,032 (actual)

October 2018 start

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 team. 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. We provide additional support for students with a wide range of special educational needs across all ranges, including the 6th Form, and we are an Enhanced Mainstream School (EMS) for Communication and Interaction. 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.

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 Friday 21st September 2018, 08.00am.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.