Class Assistant

Kumon Europe & Africa
West London, UK
19 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
5 hours per week

Tuesdays 2.15pm - 7.15pm

Fixed Term Contract from October 2019 to March 2020

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Class Assistant to support the running of our new flagship Kumon Ealing Dickens Yard centre in London. This centre is the training centre for all new Kumon Associates and new Instructors throughout the UK and Ireland. It is the central hub of Kumon instruction learning and development for Kumon within the UK and Ireland.

Working towards agreed targets, this exciting role involves taking on some instructional responsibilities of students aged 2 to 18 and the day to day assistant responsibilities as the centre opens its doors to students and grows.

Kumon develops every child's potential, offering maths and English study programmes to more than four million students worldwide. We currently have over 650 franchised study centres across the UK and Ireland.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Working with the Education Centre Manager to deliver high-quality student instruction
  • Listening to students recite multiplication tables
  • Reading English worksheets in class
  • Accurately pull and date work for students to use in class and take home
  • Accurately mark student's completed work in class
  • Accurately record their daily work so the Education Centre Manager can instruct the student appropriately
  • Observe some students and provide feedback to the Instructor
  • General administration duties as and when requested by the Education Centre Manager

Key skills and experience required for this role are:
  • A passion for education and development of children through individualised study.
  • Experience in high level English and maths
  • A strong grasp of written and spoken English.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • The drive, creativity, tenacity and the ambition to make a positive difference to our students and thereby making this centre a real success.
  • Achieved grades A or B (or equivalent) in GCSE Mathematics
  • Achieved gardes A or B (or equivalent) in GCSE English Language

In return, we will offer you:
  • 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays (increasing with service)
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Extensive training opportunities throughout your career
  • Free Kumon tuition for your children
  • Hundreds of retail discounts
  • A company pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free eye tests
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Staff at Kumon all share a passion for education, and the desire to help children achieve their full potential. The work you do, no matter what your role, will make a real difference to developing students' abilities and will help you to achieve your full potential too.

The interview process will consist of:
  1. Initial phone interview with the hiring manager
  2. If successful you will be invited to attend an orientation meeting/assessment day, in a centre around the country, all expenses paid. The assessment day will be based on tests and presentations
  3. The final stage will be a face-to-face interview

To apply for this role, please provide your CV and a supporting statement letting us know why you are interested in working for Kumon.

Please include your relevant skills/experience as well as your GCSE (or equivalent) results.

Kumon cares about your privacy, by submitting your information you consent that we will store your uploaded CV securely and process your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. On occasion we may share your CV outside the EU if the role we are recruiting for is based outside the EU within a Kumon Group Company. We will not keep your information longer than we reasonably believe is necessary for us to carry out the above and will not pass your personal details onto any third party. Unsuccessful applicants will be deleted from our database.

If your application is unsuccessful, please allow for a 90-day period from the date of your initial application before reapplying.

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