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Teaching Assistant - President Kennedy School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?



Teaching Assistant

Grade 3 11,831 - £12,555 per annum)

27.5 hours a week term time only plus one week (39 weeks)

This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:

  1. Learners First – teachers and leaders totally focused upon the educational benefit of our students
  2. It’s about learning – students, teachers and leaders focused upon developing and improving their learning
  3. No Barriers – no excuses, only support to ensure students, teachers and leaders maximise their achievement

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with the College Director and other colleagues across President Kennedy School to ensure that students make outstanding progress by removing barriers to learning.

You will be committed to building brighter futures and Educated to Advanced Level / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or similar experience and evidence of ongoing professional development. You will have a minimum of 1 years’ classroom experience, or relevant work with young people in one of a range of fields such as education, youth work, health and social work.

 You will have a good understanding of the roles played by various adults in the education of young people as well as the Issues pertaining to safeguarding children and young people. You will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of audiences, be highly organised, able to prioritise and work calmly under pressure dealing with situations calmly and efficiently- ensuring consistently high quality work is produced within strict deadlines.

What makes us a good employer?

The Trust recognises that people's needs will change throughout their working lives and is committed to developing and delivering working practices and policies that are responsive to this. In addition to opportunities for professional development the Trust offers attractive reward and benefits packages including competitive rates of pay, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, online discount at retail, travel, theme park and other leisure providers, policies to support family and carer commitments, Occupational Health services and career pathways across the Trust

Closing date: 9 am Monday 6th July 2020. We reserve the right to close the advert earlier.

Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s, application forms are available to download from this website. Applications should be returned to recruitment@pks.coventry.sch.uk or to the school address marked for the attention of the HR Department. 

President Kennedy School and The Futures Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Coventry City Council

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