Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Horton Lodge Special School

Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, Leek
Grade 5 Points 6 - 9 £19,698 - £20,903 FTE (To Pro-Rata to Term Time Only )
10 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
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 2-11years with physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties. Our students have a range of complex learning needs including cognitive, physical, sensory, and health related disabilities.

The successful candidate will work on a 1:1 basis with a pupil and will truly hold the pupil’s well being and learning at the centre of all they do. They will have experience and knowledge of sensory processing disorder, sensory impairments, medical needs and behaviour which can challenge in a school setting. The successful candidate will be able to form positive and professional relationships with the pupils they work with, as well as understanding the wider needs of the class and school. They will have the ability to maintain good communication with a range of professionals and work in a proactive way.

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

The post is Grade 5 (SCP 6 – 9, £19,698 - £20,903 FTE), term time only, temporary position, which will start on 8th March or as soon thereafter.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Headteacher, Sarah Latham, headteacher@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk, to discuss their application in lieu of visiting the school

Application packs are available online at WM Jobs or from the school. Further details of the post can be requested 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: 1st March 2021 at 12 noon

Shortlisting: Week Beginning 1st March 2021

Interview Date:  Week Beginning 8th March 2021


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