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SEN Teaching Assistant

Kingston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7PW
West Hill School
Full Time
£19,313 - £20,257 pa FTE
20th April 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
2nd June 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1326787

West Hill is an incredibly special place to be. We are a newly formed school supporting children with a range of additional needs at primary level. All our children have additional needs and an Education, Health and Care Plan to support their learning. 

Working 29.85 hours per week/39 weeks per year (term time) but flexibility around the working pattern could be considered, we are looking for staff in both part time (for a minimum of 2 days per week) and full time roles. Please highlight clearly on your application form the number of days (2, 3 or 5) that you are applying for.

Working pattern 9am to 3.25pm, Monday to Friday, with a 30 minute unpaid break and a 15 minute weekly meeting outside these hours.  (pro rata £13,709 to £14,379 pa)

 Becoming a TA can also serve as a great step towards a future career if you have secured your degree and are hoping to gain further experience before training to teach or following the pathway of learning to be an Educational Psychologist or Speech Therapist.

As our school grows year on year we are looking for enthusiastic TAs to become part of our team. Our recent transformation means we have achieved great things and we believe West Hill is a very special place to be. If this is appealing then we would love to hear from you.

You will experience:

> Amazing children who are keen to learn how to learn

> Friendly and supportive staff, parents and governors

> Varied curriculum and bespoke CPD opportunities

> Strong commitment to staff well-being

> Opportunity to observe & work within a range of professionals to develop your skills as a TA

THPT can offer:

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation

Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes

Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions

Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. 

The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement. 


Safeguarding Statement:

West Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment subject to: Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure clearance, satisfactory references, medical clearance, verification of qualifications, satisfactory completion of 6 months' probationary service.

West Hill School

West Hill School

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust