Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Redborne Upper School and Community College, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU

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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 36 hours per week Monday - Friday Term Time only Hours of work: 8.30am – 4.15pm Monday – Thursday & 8.30am – 4.00pm – Friday (30 minute lunch break) Term Time Only plus 5 training days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

24,054 - 25,409

Pay scale

Level 4A Point 11 - 14 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Provide in class support for SEND students.
  • Cover lessons as required for absent teachers.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities under the overall direction and supervision of a teacher to individuals, small groups and/or classes modifying and adapting activities as necessary.
  • Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment as required.
  • Take responsibility for groups of students with EHCPs. Run all associated EHCP review meetings; manage all liaison with external agencies and parent/carers and paperwork.
  • Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate.
  • Develop knowledge of a specific area of SEND in order to deliver training for teachers to support students with SEND.
  • Assess the needs of pupils and use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils’ learning.
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.
  • Select and prepare resources necessary to lead learning activities, taking account of pupils’ interests, language and cultural backgrounds.
  • Be familiar with the Special Educational Needs (SEND) Code of Practice and support pupils accordingly.
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of students.
  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations, supporting them consistently while recognising and responding to their individual needs.
  • Follow the school behaviour policy and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence.
  • Maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. In order to fulfil this responsibility effectively, all staff must make sure their approach is child-centred. This means that they must, at all times, do what is in the best interests of the student and follow the guidelines set out in “KCSIE”.
  • What the school offers its staff


    Commitment to safeguarding

    Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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    About Redborne Upper School and Community College

    School type
    Academy, ages 13 to 18
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    1636 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    13 to 18
    Phone number
    01525 842611

    Redborne Upper School provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere, along with high standards and expectations for success. Do you want to be part of a successful team of highly committed staff working towards excellence? If so, we look forward to hearing from you. Please note that Redborne does not accept applications from agencies or CV's. We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance. Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. ‘A’ Level results are also very good with over half at ‘A*’, ‘A’ or ‘B’ grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and Sixth Form social area. In the next few years the school is likely to expand to 1,700 with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

    Arranging a visit to Redborne Upper School and Community College

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email eva.hobson@redborne.com.

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