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Academic Support Teaching Assistant

  • Cambridgeshire

  • Kimbolton School

  • Competitive

  • Fixed Term


We are seeking a Teaching Assistant for 35 hours per week, term time only (34 weeks) who has the ability to provide additional support in a number of different guises.


The successful applicant’s principle role will be to support a Year 9 pupil with muscular dystrophy, at key points during the day and providing an on call service to the pupil. Where support is not required, the post holder will be required to provide additional academic help within the classroom to less able pupils, in the classroom setting. The applicant will also, proactively seek administrative tasks, within the department, to fill their time in school when not with named pupil or assisting in class.

The overall aim is to ensure that the pupil has full access to the curriculum at school and to support their independence. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a small team that communicates effectively with all stakeholders for the named pupil as well as being an effective communicator in a wider academic context across the School.

You will need to be educated to GCSE level or equivalent in English and Maths and it is desirable that you hold a Specialist Teaching Assistant Award or NNEB or relevant NVQ level 2 or equivalent.

For further details about this opportunity to join our friendly and enthusiastic staff team, please visit our website to access the Application Pack. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an Application Form and the Supplement to the Application Form and return it to the HR Department along with a covering letter stating your reasons for applying by the closing date of 9.00am Monday 22nd August 2022. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview during the week commencing Monday 29th August 2022.

Kimbolton School is a 1,000 strong HMC co-educational school with both day and boarding pupils. The School is delightfully set in the grounds of Kimbolton Castle in Cambridgeshire. Please visit us at

Kimbolton School is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and implements a rigorous and robust recruitment process that gathers and evaluates child protection relevant evidence about candidates. All posts are subject to satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check and proof of right to work in the UK.

Further Information

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Kimbolton School

Kimbolton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0EA

  • 471 Day Boys (4-18)
  • 19 Boarding Boys (11-18)
  • 453 Day Girls (4-18)
  • 30 Boarding Girls (11-18)

01480 862204

Closing Date: 22 August 2022