Pay: NJC Scale 3, Point 14 (£9.16 per hour)

Usual working weeks: 39 weeks

Usual hours of work: 30 hours per week

This is a term time only position

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our dedicated team of Teaching Assistants in this fantastic 11-18 school.  We are immensely proud of our school and are looking for staff who are committed to helping all young people believe, aspire and achieve.

Kingdown School is situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire. We are an academy under the Acorn Education Trust; a multi-academy trust consisting of 8 primary school and one secondary school.  It provides exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a trust.

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to join our Curriculum Support Team.  The posts will involve working either in our Alternative Provision Centre or in mainstream classrooms with a range of students from across the secondary age range who may have Special Educational Needs.  Training and support will be given by our expert and friendly team.

We would like to hear from you if:

  • Have at least grade C in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Are good at building relationships and are a team player;
  • Are organised and enthusiastic;
  • Have experience of working in a school environment (desirable but not essential)
  • Would like to pursue a possible career in education or working with young people

For further details and an application form please visit the Kingdown School website at  or please contact:

Rebecca Krzyzosiak, PA to Headteacher
Tel:       01985 224204

Closing date:

The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.

Downloads and Related Links:

Letter from Headteacher (PDF 422kb)
Application Form (Doc 159kb)
Job Profile (PDF 647kb)