Dedicated Pupil Support

  • Worcestershire
  • King's Worcester
  • Full-time | Fixed Term | Term Time

King’s Hawford Prep School is seeking a Dedicated Pupil Support to work with a Year 4 pupil who requires 1:1 support, commencing September 2024.

King’s Hawford Prep School is seeking a Dedicated Pupil Support to work with a Year 4 pupil who requires 1:1 support, commencing September 2024.

If you are patient, calm natured and compassionate we would love to welcome you to our friendly school community.

Main purpose of the role

  • To assist in promoting the learning, personal development and safety of the pupil to whom you are assigned to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.
  • To work under the instruction/guidance of the SENCO and Senior Leaders to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning for the pupil in accordance with the needs set out in the EHCP. Work may be carried out inside or outside of the classroom.

Safeguarding responsibilities of the successful candidate

Staff are advised to maintain an attitude of “it could be happening here and probably is” as far as safeguarding is concerned and should always act in the best interest of the child.

All staff are expected to actively promote and safeguard the welfare of all pupils. As this post involves significant contact with children and the postholder will be responsible for children, they will be considered to be in regulated activity and must report any concerns in a timely manner.

All staff must also attend annual safeguarding training and have proper regard for the School’s safeguarding policy and procedures.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Experience of working with children with Autism is preferred.

Hours of work

This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week (flexibility will be required), term time only. The role is fixed term for the duration of the approved funding whilst the pupil is enrolled at King’s Hawford.

How to apply

Please read the applicant information pack below for the detailed job description and person specification. To apply, please complete the TES online application form:

Queries about the role can be sent to the HR Team at

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 20th May 2024

Start date: September 2024

Please visit the vacancies page of the School website to find out more about the benefits of working at King’s and to hear why our staff love being a member of the School community.

The King's Foundation

King’s Worcester is a hugely welcoming and fulfilling place to work. We are incredibly proud of our reputation. Our employees and our enviable King’s community is what sets our school apart. We are committed to recruiting the best candidates, who join us from a diverse range of backgrounds, including other educational settings, industry or the commercial world. We are also committed to developing and helping colleagues to thrive while they are here at King’s. Careers at King’s Worcester are exceptionally rewarding in many ways. Here's what we can offer you...

  • We promote the values of mutual respect and integrity at every level in the Foundation, and we are an equal opportunities employer.
  • A highly successful, well-resourced school with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and a positive outlook.
  • A competitive salary, commensurate with the importance of the post and with the experience and qualities of the successful candidate.
  • Access to enhanced pension schemes for teaching and support staff.
  • A genuinely rewarding role as well as career development and support for professional studies, if appropriate. Whatever the role, we offer excellent training and development. We are also committed to promoting from within whenever we can, giving the chance to build a great future at King’s.
  • Access to the School’s outstanding sports facilities including the gym and swimming pool at agreed times.
  • Staff are able to purchase private medical insurance through the School in order to benefit from group premium rates.
  • Lunch is provided for employees during the school day, plus hot drinks and snacks.
  • Employees have full use of School library resources and services.
  • Free flu vaccinations.
  • Free Yoga classes.
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

The King’s Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-declaration form in relation to any criminal record or information that may make you unsuitable to work with children, and will be subject to an online search.

In order to provide our pupils with a well-rounded and enriched educational experience that is truly representative of the world in which they grow up in, the King’s Foundation strives to place equity, diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything we do, ensuring that we build a community which is truly representative of all backgrounds and experiences. As such we believe that we will do that best if our employees come from different backgrounds and if we create an environment of inclusion and belonging for them.

Further Information

King's Worcester logo

King's Worcester

School data powered by Pressburst

5 College Green, Worcester, WR1 2LL

  • 473 Day Boys (11-18)
  • 373 Day Girls (11-18)

01905 721700

Closing Date: 20 May 2024