£8.55 per hour

Teaching Assistants (Casual)

Kingston Maurward College

Post Reference:  LS45

 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:  £8.55 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:   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 2018

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helen Burleigh on 01305 215252 during normal working hours.


LS45- Teaching Assistant (Casual)

The Closing Date for Applications is:        Friday 21st July at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date: Monday 7th August 2017

How to Apply

Please return the completed Application Form by email to 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.  

For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website  Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing

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You will be asked to produce evidence of all qualifications listed on your Job Application at interview. 

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. 

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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Closing Date
Fri 21 Jul 17


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