Job Description

Based in the Kent countryside and close to the Cathedral city of Canterbury, Junior King’s is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country. Within the heart of the school lies a strong sense of community. We recognise that every child has different strengths and talents, and we pride ourselves on nurturing and helping pupils to reach their true potential.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant from September 2023. This is a full-time role.  A willingness to move around and to work in classes within Nursery, Pre-Prep and up to Year Four would be essential. Previous experience of working with children will be an advantage.


Applications should be submitted online through the Junior King’s School website by clicking here: Job profile ( and should include a short one-sided personal letter for the Head, Mrs Emma Károlyi along with a CV by Thursday 4th May.

Applicants are welcome to contact Mrs Dee McConkey ( ) for a preliminary discussion of the role.  Tours of the school will take place during the interview process.

This role is permanent and for 37.5 hours per week.

The Junior King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.