Post Graduate Gap Year Student

18 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Graduate Gap Year Student

Term contract 3 September 2018 to 10 July 2019

An enthusiastic and versatile Gap year student is required to join a lively and committed team. 

The right candidate will be able to assist in the classroom and support games. We require someone with a confident and welcoming manner, who is able to encourage and motivate pupils and to get involved in wider school life. Knowledge of Hockey, Netball and Cricket would be desirable.

Closing date 15/6/18.

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

Job Purpose

To support the Teaching staff in securing the excellent progress and well-being of students.

To promote and act in accordance with the ethos of Sevenoaks Prep’s way of life, its aims and objectives.

Have safeguarding of children as their priority.

Responsible to:

The Teaching member of staff with whom you will meet regularly to agree daily/ weekly duties and to discuss class room tasks, sports activities and supervision of the children.

Key tasks and responsibilities

To support the teacher in the classroom and sports facilities, assisting in lessons and activities.

To organise the classroom, sports kit and learning resources as per the teacher’s instructions, to create a positive, tidy and orderly learning environment.

To encourage and motivate pupils, whether on the games field or in a classroom setting.

Instil and monitor standards of behaviour and manners where there is respect for one another.

Co-ordinate activities and resources within specific areas of the curriculum, supporting colleagues in the delivery of the timetable.

Participate in staff meetings, dining room, lunch, play, teas including sports teas and late stay duties.

Foster positive and professional relationships with parents.

Liaise with colleagues, working flexibility to support each other and working as a team.

Take part in wider school events, plays, recitals, trips and fund raising activities that benefit the wider school community.

Personal Specification

  • An enthusiastic and versatile team player.
  • Have good organisational skills and be able to use ICT effectively
  • Have a confident, warm and welcoming manner.
  • Have a smart professional appearance
  • Be able to take an active role in the promotion of the School and its aims and ethos •

Able to respond sensitively to pastoral issues.

This is a full time position term time only.

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