SEN Practitioner (Abbey Hill School & College)

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Abbey Hill School & College, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 5PP
Level 7 -Actual Salary £18724 - £21160
13 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Teaching Assistant SEN Assistant Practitioner

Actual Salary:  £18724 - £21160

32.5 hours working Monday 8.45 – 4.20, Tues – Fri 8.45 – 3.30

Abbey Hill School & College is a successful and over-subscribed school meeting the needs of children and young people with learning difficulties, communication & interaction difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions.  Our governors are seeking to employ a suitably experienced and qualified individual to work in our College alongside a dedicated and supportive team who are committed to ensuring the best outcomes for our students.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of working with children of a relevant age in a learning environment. You should possess the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and parents / carers. You must be computer literate, organised and have a good general standard of education at Level 2 or above, including English and Maths as well as meeting the professional standards for HLTAs

Job Purpose:

  • To provide classroom cover of up to 3 days during any short-term teacher absence. 
  • To work with teachers as part of a professional team to organise and support teaching and learning activities for SEN pupils, including classes.
  • The primary focus is to work with individuals and groups delivering specified work under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.
  • To plan, organise and undertake other related duties to fully support and underpin learning, personal and social development.

It is essential that the successful candidate is physically able to support a group of students who are under-taking their DoE.  The role will involve participating in and supporting the students with sporting activities and accompanying them on 4 – 5 mile walks on challenging terrain for up to two days a week. Knowledge and experience of the DoE scheme would be an advantage.

If you are interested in applying please contact the school office for an application pack. 01782 882882 or by email  

Abbey Hill School & College is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.

More information on the school including our Prospectus and Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website


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