Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Salary: Grade 4 point 12-14 dependant on experience
15.5hours per week/ 39 weeks per year (8am - 4.30pm 2 x days a week)
Job type: Permanent
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join the Forest Academy team.
You will support teaching and learning, working independently with whole class, small groups and one-to-one as required. This is a challenging role, but incredibly rewarding as part of a team which works together to make a real positive difference to the lives of our children with ASD, Social, Emotional and Mental Health barriers and behavioural issues.
We are looking for someone who:
Has experience of working as a specialist teaching assistant.
Is committed to Inclusion.
Has at least an NVQ4/diploma or equivalent in the field of child development or working with children.
Is flexible and can use their own initiative, understanding a range of duties.
Can work independently and as part of a team.
Is resilient, hardworking and self-motivated.
Has a good sense of humour.
Can adapt to suit the needs of individual learners.
Has the ability to manage change well, and support children in a variety of situations.
As part of the Forest Academy, we offer:
a wide range of professional development opportunities as part of an ever growing SEND team
a supportive working environment.
Visits to the school are recommended. For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact April Grimes (Headteacher) on 01842 810309.
Application form and further details are available from the Office at school.
Closing date 13/10/2021
Interviews w/c 18/10/2020