Teaching Assistant (Horton Lodge Special School)

Rudyard, Leek
Grade 3 £18,887 - £19,264 pro rata
26 Jul 2022
05 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Horton Lodge Special School

Teaching Assistant


32.50 hrs Mon- Fri Term Time


Horton Lodge School is looking to appoint a qualified, inspiring Teaching Assistant to join our strong and dedicated team. Horton Lodge School is a Local Authority Special School for children aged 2-11 years with physical disabilities and associated needs. Our pupils have a range of complex needs including cognitive, communication, physical, sensory, and health related disabilities.


The successful candidate will truly hold the pupil’s 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 are offering the opportunity to work in our innovative school in a beautiful setting with pupils who are happy and enthusiastic about learning. We have a skilled and highly dedicated staff team and a very supportive Governing Body. Appropriate training and support will be offered to the successful candidate.


The post is Grade 3 term time only, temporary position, which will start 5th September 2022 (full time equivalent salary £18,887, pro rata for term time £16,328.67). It will be for 1 year initially.


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.


Closing Date: Monday 5th September 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 8th September 2022


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