Curriculum Support (Teaching Assistant)

  • Location: Hadlow Rural Community School
  • Salary: £15,590 - £16,649 pro rata per annum
  • Status: Fixed Term, Full or Part time
  • Closing date: 22 Oct 2019

Hadlow Rural Community School is a popular, oversubscribed School with a current roll of 360 students, increasing to 375 in 2020. The School has recently relocated to a £7million new build and is developing a strong reputation both locally and beyond for enabling its young people to excel and flourish; providing an exciting, vibrant and dynamic experience in academic and land based vocational studies.

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled, dynamic and effective candidate to join our hard working SEN team.  The successful candidate will gain experience of the education system and specialist areas within SEN through a range of opportunities from professional development to performance management, as well as through more operational tasks such as supporting pupils with a diverse range of needs including; ASD, attachment disorder, anxiety, dyslexia, global learning difficulties, dyspraxia and speech and language - assisting SEN pupils to meet their full potential.  This will include in class support, one to one and small group work.

The successful candidates will:

  • Possess at least a level 2 qualification in English and Maths
  • Have relevant experience/knowledge of working with young people with SEN/disabilities.
  • Be able to create personalised, differentiated learning resources for individual pupils
  • Work towards specified targets for all pupils on the SEN register including those with EHC Plans
  • Plan and deliver personalised and small group intervention programmes and resources to support within lessons
  • Provide curriculum support in the event of staff absence

In addition to the above, successful candidates must be willing to undertake further training and develop expertise in supporting particular types of SEN or disability, including gaining a level 3 award or working towards the HLTA status.  Excellent organisation, time management and IT skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as on their own initiative is also essential.  Knowledge and experience of the education sector is desirable. There will also be the opportunity to access teacher training for suitably qualified and skilled applicants.

The role is initially a fixed term contract of one year and may be offered as a full or part time position, negotiable during interview. General working hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm during term time only plus 5 days during non-term time.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. 

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website. Alternatively, you can request an application pack bye-mail or telephoning 01732 853977. Completed applications should be returned to theHuman Resources department at jobs@hadlow.ac.uk

The deadline for applications is 9.00am, 22nd October 2019

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

Hadlow Rural Community School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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