Teaching Assistant 1:1 - Part time (Horton Lodge Special School)

Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, Nr Leek, ST13 8RB
POINTS 3 - 4 £18,562 - £18,933 FTE (To Pro-Rata & Term Time Only )
15 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

13 hours over Thursday and Friday

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, emotional and health related disabilities. The post involves supporting a pupil 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 candidate will truly hold the pupil’s 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 successful candidate will undertake duties detailed in Teaching Assistant Job Profile AA6959 at Grade 3 term time only (SCP 3 – 4, £18,562 - £18,933 Full Time Equivalent).

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 Dates: Week beginning 8th March 2021

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