Teaching Assistant – Higher Level - HLTA

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C5821
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary: £20,000 to £22,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting our pupils within the classroom and in the community is required to join our 1ACE (Another Chance Education) provision at Five Rivers Child Care.

 

SALARY: £20,000 - £22,500 pro rata

LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (with a view to going permanent)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Here at Five Rivers Child Care we are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting our pupils within the classroom and in the community.

Five Rivers Child Care is a leading provider of care and education services for children and young people. Our Education service is committed to providing warm and consistent environments where pupils develop positive behaviour, whether an in-house facility or our outreach service in the community, all our education services provide the same level of individual planning and learning for each child.

Our 1ACE (Another Chance Education) provision is for those who have had limited success in formal education, or who have struggled in specialist settings. Our teachers and support workers are specialist trained to work in developing the child. Our holistic approach boosts confidence, self-esteem and helps our young people to develop skills to be a successful learner. A therapeutic informed approach is used to recognise and reduce barriers to learning and create a personalised curriculum.

As the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), you would be expected to ensure all children and young people within our care are secure and receiving the best possible educational provision and outcomes.  Working alongside the Headteacher and other Teachers you will support with learning activities, help plan lessons and prepare teaching materials and resources.  

You will give clear and effective teaching to secure pupil progress whilst assessing the development, progress and attainment of pupils. You will also contribute to an integrated model of care and 1ACE outreach developmental plan whist supporting the pupils, recognising and responding to their individual needs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), you will have the following:

  • A good understanding of the national curriculum framework and differentiation
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of vocational education or relevant experience
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • The ability to communicate effectively with children and parents and work as part of our dedicated and caring staff team

 

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-C5821

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Five Rivers Child Care

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