Higher Level Teaching Assistant

The Bridge School Sedgemoor, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3RG

28 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    16 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£19,499 - £22,399

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is seeking to appoint permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) - Grade 12 actual annual gross salary £19,499 - £22,399.

Salary dependent on experience

37 hours per weekfor 39 weeks per year - (Term time plus 5 INSET days)

Hours of work: Monday - Thursday 08.30 - 4.20 and Friday 08.30 – 3.50

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools. We provide services through a number of centres for students who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. All students are referred through their mainstream schools in the Sedgemoor area.

We are looking for experienced HLTAs to join our team and work within our multi-site school in the Bridgwater area. The post will include planning, leading and delivering a subject under the direction of a teacher. Ideally you should have experience of working with young people who may have significant gaps in their education to help them re-engage in their learning.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • An awareness of safeguarding young people (although full training will be provided)
  • An understanding of how children and young people learn
  • An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

We are committed to offering our staff a high-quality induction, performance management and opportunities for professional development.

If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our students, we would very much like to hear from you.

Please contact Dave Kennedy Head of School should you need any further information or to arrange a visit. Enquiries are welcomed, please call 01278 421148

Closing date: Friday 16 September 2022

Interviews will take place: TBC

The Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Email: hr@poldenbower.org.uk

Tel 01278 421148

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About The Bridge School Sedgemoor

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
37 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools. We provide services through a number of centres for students who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. All students are referred through their mainstream schools in the Sedgemoor area.

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