Teaching Assistant / Special Education Needs Support Assistants (Abbey Hill School & College)

Abbey Hill School & College, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 5PP
Level 5 £20,444 - £22,571 pro rata - Actual Salary: £15,032 - £16,977
25 Jul 2022
26 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Teaching Assistant/SEN Support Assistants

Actual Salary £15,032- £16,977

31.25 hours working Monday 9 – 4.20, Tues – Fri 9 – 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 experienced and highly professional qualified individuals to work in a class of 6 - 12 pupils with communication & interaction difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions. The successful applicants will work alongside an experienced, dedicated and supportive team who are committed to ensuring the best outcomes for our pupils.

Job Purpose  

To work with teachers as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for SEN pupils. Providing specialist assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.

You must:

  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and parents / carers.
  • 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 occupational standards in Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 3
  • Have experience of supporting pupils’ learning in a school environment
  • Be resilient and have strong behavioural management skills
  • Ideally have experience of working with pupils with communication & interaction difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions

We can offer:

  • Friendly, committed and motivated staff
  • A positive learning environment with friendly children
  • A dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors
  • A commitment to professional development.

Abbey Hill School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.crb.gov.uk

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

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