HLTA

Recruiter
Teaching Personnel
Location
Thetford
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1819812064
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting and challenging opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) has arised in our growing partner SEN education provision.

The establishment aims to provide children and young people with Autism to achieve their own ambitions and to live fulfilling and productive lives. Therefore, you will be required to use your specialist knowledge and experience to support and assist the class teacher, whilst referring to tailored education plans. You will teach and encourage each individual to achieve their potential, despite of any challenges you or they may face.

You will also be responsible for safeguarding the young people and ensuring they are healthy, safe and as comfortable as possible. This can be achieved by assisting with the physical, emotional and personal care needs for each individual.

Who are we looking for?

Responsible, friendly and caring individual who has a passion for caring for and ultimately, making a difference to young lives. It will be a challenging yet rewarding role with the opportunity to see the young people progress and develop over time.

We need someone who can manage a team, plan and deliver lessons when needed, has great communication skills and can manage their workload and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.

A current HLTA or equivalent qualification, along with a grade C or above in a Maths and English GCSE or equivalent, is essential. It would be ideal if you have had previous experience in a SEN School and you know about the Autistic spectrum.

Key responsibilities
  • You will support the Class Teachers in delivering agreed learning activities to ensure each individual child meets their discrete learning needs
  • You will manage a team of learning support assistants on a day-to-day basis
  • You will support the development of the children’s communication skills by implementing goals in collaboration with the Education, Therapy and Residential staff
  • To set targets, keep records, assess and evaluate students’ learning with support from other professionals
  • You may be required to lead classes during absences of the class teacher
  • You will help with training, advise and support of other staff members
  • To participate in, and complete reports for statutory reviews and meetings concerning the students
  • Administer medication as specified from leading professionals

Apply now, if you wish to be considered for this role - the role will start ASAP for the right candidate. Hours will be Monday to Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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