This job expired on 19 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 33.75 hours per week. Mon, Fri 09:00 - 15:45, Tue 09:00 - 17:00, Wed 09:00 - 17:00, Thurs 09:00 - 16:00.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,425.00 (FTE) - Actual salary £19,421.16

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Meet and uphold the HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Attainment of 5 GCSE’s A-C (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • Evidence of specialism in specific curriculum areas or areas of particular learning difficulty
  • Experience working with children in an education setting particularly those who have special educational needs; meeting such needs in all aspects of role/ responsibilities associated during the school day/ week
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills and ability to learn and effectively use electronic information systems
  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience working with SEN children or adults
  • Experience in administering medical procedures/delivering therapies
  • Knowledge of curriculums, learning methods and lesson planning, understanding that all learning needs to remain sequenced
  • Able to react and deal effectively with challenging or unpredictable behaviours
  • Ability to undertake compliance training to administer medical procedures where required
  • Demonstrate a detailed awareness, understanding and commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people at all times
  • Demonstrate an awareness, understanding and commitment to equal opportunities
  • Be flexible to work independently in a responsible manner
  • Constructively support the positive ethos of the school by being self aware and taking personal responsibility for being part of the broader team
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and set examples of positive behaviours

What the school offers its staff

  • A competitive salary
  • Attractive terms and conditions including holidays
  • Eligibility to join the local government pension scheme/Teachers pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Local and national discount schemes and initiatives
  • Continued professional development support
  • Flexibility to work across the Special Partnership Trust, the largest SEN provider in the county
  • Support for the wellbeing of staff
  • Access to Simply Health and Medigold benefits

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils.We recognise that everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.We ensure all appropriate measures are applied in relation to all who work in the school,who is likely to be perceived by children as a safe and trustworthy adult. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check.Following guidance in KCSIE;our School undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates,and a prohibition from teaching check of support staff who take part in formal teaching work,or have in the past.

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About Doubletrees School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01726 812757

Doubletrees School provides a unique and personalised approach to learning and development support. Please click on the play button next to my profile picture to see a fantastic insight in to our lovely school community.

The Staff and Governors are committed to working together for the benefit of all learners in partnership with their parents and carers. The vision for our School outlines what we aim to achieve and fully underpins everything we do, 'Achieve, Belong, Communicate, Develop and Enjoy'.

We strongly believe that education, alongside with high quality support, leads to people being able to take control of their own lives and destinies. To this end, we are constantly developing our service offer to meet the needs of each young person by offering an exciting, enjoyable learning experiences.

Arranging a visit to Doubletrees School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@doubletrees.org.uk.

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