Vacancies at KPJS

Teaching Assistant

Salary: £25,266 pro rata | 39 weeks/yr | 30 hours/wk | Starting September 2024

Closing date: noon, 1st July 2024

Kenmore Park Junior School is a community-based school in the heart of the London Borough of Harrow. We are a 3-form entry Junior school with approximately 320 pupils on site. Our children are happy, motivated and willing to learn. Ofsted inspected the school in February 2023 and we continue to be a good school. Further details about the school can be found on our website www.kpjs.harrow.sch.uk

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated teaching assistant, to join our talented and supportive team. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.

You should have a high standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Experience of working with children, good time management and the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative are essential. All applications will be considered and while SEN experience would be an advantage, it is not essential as relevant training will be given to the right candidate.

The main focus of the role is to provide 1:1 support to pupils in receipt of high needs funding, and also support the pastoral care team. You will report to the SENCO and the class teacher.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • supporting children in achieving the lesson objective in English, Maths and across all areas of the curriculum
  • leading 1:1 and group intervention programmes
  • feeding back to the class teacher, maintaining records of progress and behaviour
  • working with children to support any social, emotional, behavioural, personal care or medical needs
  • liaising with parents and external professionals
  • you may be asked to cover lunchtime play duties.

Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child, that you want the very best for them and are prepared to put their needs first.

Please email all completed application forms to 'recruitment@kpjs.harrow.sch.uk'

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