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Teaching Assistant

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career in education? Look no further than The King's School in Grantham! Our prestigious school is seeking a dedicated and passionate professional to join our innovative team and help to shape the minds of the next generation. With an illustrious history dating back to 1528, The King's School has been a cornerstone of the Grantham community for centuries.

As a member of The King's School family, you'll have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most motivated students in the region. Our comprehensive academic programme is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in all areas of life. At the King's School, you'll be part of a supportive and collaborative team of educators who are dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential both within the curriculum and beyond the curriculum. So why wait? 

Our current SEN team have created a student support centre with a calm, caring and happy environment for students with special educational needs and would welcome visits from potential candidates.

Apply to be a Teaching Assistant today. If you are unsure what The King’s School is like but are considering applying, please contact the school for an informal telephone conversation or tour of the school to find out more.

Previous familiarity with an educational environment would be an advantage but not a necessity.  Training for the role will be available to the successful candidate.

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

GLEA Grade 3 Points 6-9 (actual starting salary at Point 6 - £18,200 per annum)

The start date for this position is 5 September 2023.

Closing date for applications: 9 am Friday 5 June 2023

To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application document and forward this via email to Application forms can be downloaded along with a full job description and person specification or can be obtained directly from the School.

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP. Tel: 01476 563180

Whilst a closing date for applications has been set, we reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate prior.  This being the case we would encourage early applications for the post.

Please note that feedback will only be provided to candidates whose applications progress to the interview stage.

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and as this post is considered to be a ‘regulated activity’, a check through the Disclosure and Barring Service including the children’s barred list. All Pre-employment checks are carried out in accordance with guidance from Keeping Children Safe in Education (2022). Successful applicants must be familiar with, and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the welfare of students.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules, see to assess their suitability to work with children.

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