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Senior Teaching Assistant

Fox Grove School, Kingston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7PW
Fox Grove School
Term Time
FTE £21,943-£24,184 (pro rata £17,350-£19,122 )
18th May 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
20th June 2022 11:12 AM
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Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1239655


With The Opportunity To Study For An HLTA Qualification

Working Patten: 8.45am - 3.45pm With A 30 Minute Unpaid Break Monday, Tuesday Thursday And Fridays. Wednesdays 8.45am-4.30pm With A 30 Minute Unpaid Break

Fox Grove School is a purpose-built school in Leatherhead, designed to meet the needs of pupils with Complex Communication & Interaction Needs.

The school has been on the new site from January 2022, this has enabled us to have five new classes. We are looking to recruit a Lead Teaching Assistant (flexible working requests accepted).

Fox Grove School prepares each pupil with the skills & knowledge they need to progress independently to the next phase of their educational journey. Recognising staff well-being must be at the heart of our school, so staff can best support our pupils to progress.

Fox Grove School promotes values of safety, belonging, connection and trust. When the whole school community lives by these values; it enables us to provide the best quality universal, targeted and specialist support for all pupils and their families. With the right support in place, every pupil can access a broad & balanced creative curriculum.

Fox Grove is part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services.

As a Lead Teaching Assistant, you will play a key role in bringing out the best in all your pupils.

Fox Grove School are looking for Lead Teaching Assistants from a range of backgrounds:

• Teaching assistants who have experience of working in specialist centres/special schools/mainstream schools

• Candidates with an interest in a specific EHCP area, taking a lead and imparting knowledge to colleagues

• Candidates who want to support the development of learning support assistants within their class teams and across the school

Fox Grove will support your professional development to become outstanding classroom practitioners, this includes:

• Being part of The Howard Partnership Trust that has expertise in all areas of SEND as it is a family of primary, secondary, specialist centres and special schools.

• Provide an opportunity for you to be a lead practitioner in your EHCP area of interest e.g., communication and to share this expertise with others.

• A comprehensive and interesting induction and training package including:

o TEACCH – supporting pupil independence.

o Behaviour for Learning – providing the best universal supports.

o Being a compassionate school

o Semi-formal and / or formal curriculum

o Pedagogy of reading, writing and mathematics.

o Targeted interventions (Attention Autism, Augmented Communication, Zones of Regulation, Social Thinking and Emotion Coaching)

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

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by email.

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit company website.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.


Safeguarding Statement:

Fox Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Fox Grove School

Fox Grove School

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust