Teaching Assistants (Horton Lodge Special School)

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Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, Leek
POINTS 6 - 9 £19,698 - £20,903 FTE (To Pro-Rata to Term Time Only )
17 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Horton Lodge School is an exceptional special school for children aged 2-11years with physical disabilities and associated needs. An exciting opportunity has arisen for four outstanding practitioners to join our team a temporary basis. The teaching assistant posts available are:

  • X1 Grade 5 one to one support, 19.5 hours (Monday to Wednesday 8:45-3:45). SCP 6 – 9, £19,698 - £20,903 Full Time Equivalent, to pro rata to term time only
  • X1 Grade 5 one to one support, 32.5 hours (Monday to Friday 8.45-3.45). SCP 6 – 9, £19,6998 - £20,903 Full Time Equivalent, to pro rata to term time only
  • X1 Grade 3 general teaching assistant, 32.5 hours (maternity cover). SCP 3 – 4, £18,562 - £18,933 Full Time Equivalent to pro rata to term time only

Those employed on a one to one TA basis will support an individual pupil to achieve their potential in their learning, physical independence and social skills and will ensure that their medical needs are met. The successful applicant will also support the class as a whole. Please see the job description for details of the Grade 3 Teaching Assistant.

The successful candidates will truly hold the pupils’ wellbeing and learning at the centre of all they do, have good interpersonal skills, high standards and expectations and an understanding of the difficulties faced by young people with disabilities. A commitment to undertake training and implement new initiatives is required.

We can offer the opportunity to work in a successful multi-disciplinary team, a commitment to continued professional development and enthusiastic, inspirational pupils.

Visits by appointment are positively encouraged. Further details and application form are available via the link below. We encourage you to use our email address to enable us to deal with your request promptly, also allowing us to send you the details electronically.

Application packs are available online at WM Jobs or from the school. Further details of the post or a request to visit can be obtained by email to office@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk or by calling the school office on 01538 306214. Your application should consist of an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and an accompanying letter (no more than an A4 page) detailing your skills, knowledge, suitability and experience in relation to the job description and person specification.

Horton Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing Date: Monday 29th November 2021 at 9:00AM

Shortlisting: Monday 29th November 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 29th November 2021

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