Teaching Assistant 1:1 (2 Posts) -Horton Lodge special School

Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, Leek, ST13 8RB
Grade 3 £16,863 - £17,391 FTE (Pro-Rata & Term Time Only ) Pay Award Pending
17 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Horton Lodge School is looking to appoint two qualified, inspiring Teaching Assistants to join our strong and dedicated team in September 2019.

Horton Lodge School is a Local Authority Special School for children aged 2-11years with physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties. Our students have a range of complex learning needs including cognitive, physical, sensory, emotional and health related disabilities. The posts involve supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis to achieve their potential in their learning, physical, independence and social skills as well as supporting the class as a whole.

The successful candidates will truly hold the pupils well-being 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, enthusiastic and inspirational pupils.

The two posts available for September 2019 are;

* TA Grade 3 temporary - 30 hours a week (term time only, daily hours 9am – 3.30pm)

* TA Grade 3 temporary - 25 hours a week (term time only, daily 9am – 2:30pm)

The successful candidate will undertake duties detailed in Teaching Assistant Job Profile AA6959 at Grade 3 term time only (SCP 10 – 13, £16,863 - £17,391 Full Time Equivalent).

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to visit Horton Lodge School prior to submitting their application. Please email Emma Clayton to arrange a visit, clayton.e@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk.

Application packs are available online at WM Jobs or from the school. Further details of the post can be requested by email to clayton.e@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 8th July, 12 noon

Dates to look around: please contact the school to request a visit.

Interview Date: Thursday 11th July 2019

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