Teaching Assistants (Casual) Post Reference: LS53

This vacancy is term time only.

 Post Title: Teaching Assistants (Casual)

Post Reference: LS53

Hours: Variable to cover with absences, holiday and any other cover that may be required. The hours will be dependent on the needs of the students.

Salary: £8.68 per hour, the annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum pro rata will be paid to you at 14.49% of your hours worked and paid separately to you in August.

Job Purpose: Providing support under the guidance of the teacher to students in classrooms, workshops and other vocational settings and support students in the Learning Resource Centre to support teaching and learning.

Vision: We are looking to appoint flexible and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants who can provide 1:1 group support and communication support to learners across the college.  A sympathetic approach to learners with physical, behavioural and/or learning disability is essential.  You will have good literacy, numeracy and communication skills.  Possession of a Level 3 Teaching and Supporting Learning qualification is desirable.  Knowledge of ICT would be an advantage, and you will have an adaptable approach as some of the activities are based outside of the classroom.  Experience with animals, floristry, construction, agriculture, horticulture or outdoor education is desirable but not essential.

Status: Fixed Term until 31st July 2019

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nicky Porter on 01305 215118 during normal working hours.


LS53 Job Description

The Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 22nd August at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date: Week Commencing 28th August 2018

To Apply:

Please return the completed Application Form by email to recruitment@kmc.ac.uk or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.

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For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website www.kmc.ac.uk. Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing recruitment@kmc.ac.uk.

You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

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Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).

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