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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (with supervisory responsibilities)

We are recruiting for a HLTA, to provide support pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.  We are looking for someone who enjoys working with pupils on a one to one basis, and has experience of working with children who have autism or complex needs.  

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the teaching staff and Assistant Headteachers, within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individual pupils, in or out of the classroom.  This will involve managing and preparing resources, and supervising individual pupils.  The role will also involve responding to questions and assist pupils in undertaking set activities. 

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Working hours are 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum.

Salary - £27,425 per annum pro-rata (Actual Salary - £20,905)

Closing date:   24 March 2023

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here: Safeguarding Policy Webpage. This role falls under KCSIE regulated activities and as such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy.

Please ensure you complete the Orchard Manor School Application Form which accompanies this advert. Applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for interview.

Particular attention should be made to career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteria.