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  • Start date details

    As soon as available

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 32.75 per week, Monday – Friday during term time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

As a school we continue to strive to provide the best outcomes for all of our students. As such we will be able to support the successful candidate in the following ways

  • Ambitious commitment to full and specialist CPD
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with likeminded colleagues and teachers.
  • Opportunity to develop areas of interest within the role of and remit of SEND
  • Access to a newly developed staff room and modern work space.
  • Free access to the school gym to support wellbeing.
  • Opportunities to work across the whole school with a range of colleagues.
  • Allocated quality time to prepare interventions and resources.
  • Opportunity to be involved in extra-curricular and school trips.

Role Purpose

  • To support SEND students in the classroom / faculty they are allocated to, to access and support learning and make expected progress.
  • To complement and support the professional work of the Teachers in their faculty to support task learning activities.
  • To support the progress of SEND students within the faculty and providing best practice resources and sharing ideas.
  • To liaise with teacher within the allocated faculty with regards to curriculum and be prepared to support tasks and activities. This could include some pre-learning, responsive support in the classroom and additional interventions.
  • The role includes dealing with individual pupils and/or groups with complex learning needs.


  • An ability to establish positive and effective working relationships with students and colleagues.
  • The capacity to develop an in-depth understanding of student's needs, in order to support them with effective approaches to learning and development.
  • Commitment to participate fully in all areas of school life.
  • Commitment to undertake additional training to support student needs.
  • Willingness and engagement with educational research.
  • An ability to adapt practise and contribute towards the extensive SEND vision.

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience of working within an educational setting; practice of leading small group and 1:1 intervention sessions.
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant.
  • We currently have gaps in support within our Expressive and Performance Arts, Creative Industries and Digi Tech faculties, so if you have a passion for the Arts or Technology based subjects, we would love to have you join these supportive and innovative faculties.

Working hours are 32.75 per week, Monday – Friday during term time.

Monday 815am till 3.30pm

Tuesday 8.15am till 3pm

Wednesday 8.15am till 4pm

Thursday 8.15am till 3pm

Friday 8.15 till 3pm

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • opportunities to access fully funded accredited courses, alongside your working hours, to further enhance your knowledge and skills with working with students with SENd.
  • Opportunity to earn an additional two weeks pay spread over the year with the possibility of remote working.

Further details about the role

Are you interested in developing your skills and knowledge in supporting students with SENd in the classroom? Our new Faculty Learning Support role (formally Teaching Assistant) could be the start of a new and exciting career.

After successfully recruiting 5 new members of this team, we are now looking to extend the team further. We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and committed person with good literacy and numeracy skills to join a friendly, supportive and ambitious department which has been newly developed to provided highly effective provision for our SEND students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Brighton Hill Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1271 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01256 362523

Arranging a visit to Brighton Hill Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jlevett@brightonhill.hants.sch.uk.

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