1:1 Teaching Assistants
Term time (including INSET days) 8.30am – 4.30pm
+ 10 additional days during the school holidays (currently under review)
Salary up to £19,990 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
Do you have a genuine commitment to improving outcomes for students on the autistic spectrum? Can you meet our students needs first and then provide an outstanding education up to and beyond GCSE qualifications? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people and ensure they are ready to contribute to society? Do you want to be part of an exciting journey to become an outstanding provision, with a positive and forward-thinking staff team? If the answer is a resounding yes, then this could be a great opportunity for you!
Heathermount School provides an all-round education to meets the needs of students from the ages of 4-19 who have SEND with a primary diagnosis of Autism. Heathermount is a day school owned by The Disabilities Trust; we are well resourced and have excellent facilities set in 14 acres of land. Classes are small (max 8 in Secondary) and staff training is comprehensive. We work hard with our students and parents, but the rewards are tremendous if you are motivated by improving the life chances of young people and to have a positive impact on family life.
Teaching assistants support our students in their learning by either working with individuals or groups of students. They also contribute to the assessment, planning, recording, monitoring and reporting of students’ progress.
The post will require the successful applicant to undertake any such duties as may be assigned which are consistent with the nature of the job and the level of responsibility.
Experience of working with students with autism would be an advantage.
The school has recently received a “Good” Ofsted inspection (Feb 2019) and has its Autism Accreditation mark. We are a forward looking and ambitious school. Please do not hesitate to call the school for an informal chat or come and visit us and meet our inspiring, wonderful young people and our hard working, talented staff. We welcome interest from colleagues from both mainstream and special or alternative provisions.
Heathermount is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. All positions are subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, Barred List check and 2 employment references.
Closing date: Friday 21st May
Interviews: w/c 24th May
Please Note: This post is subject to a DBS Check.
The Disabilities Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive organisation. It’s a place where we recognise, celebrate and live our values which includes offering a range of inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support employees from all backgrounds
Heathermount 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.