11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time, Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£25,373.20

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you enjoy the challenge of working with children and young people who have special educational needs? Do you have passion, enthusiasm and expertise to work with children and young people to reach their potential?

Our pupils

You will have the enthusiasm and resilience to work with children and young people who have a wide variety of needs including:

  • Autistic spectrum disorder
  • Moderate and severe learning difficulties

About the role

You will be collaborating closely with the class teacher to advance pupils’ learning in a range of classroom settings, including working with individual pupils or groups and whole classes where the assigned teacher is not present, e.g. PPA time or covering short term absence.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Level 2 numeracy & literacy qualification or equivalent
  • HLTA status or QTS
  • Significant experience of working with children in an education setting
  • Good understanding of child/young people’s development and learning processes
  • Understanding of individual children and young peoples’ needs
  • An understanding that children/Young people have differing needs and knowledge of inclusive practice

What the school offers its staff

About us

Set in over 20 acres of stunning countryside, Welburn Hall School is situated in the market town of Kirkbymoorside; nestled on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. With dedicated staff, fantastic facilities and beautiful buildings, we create a calm and inspiring place to learn, live and work.

A North Yorkshire Council maintained special school, we have a strong reputation for excellence; offering a dynamic, innovative and unique learning journey for pupils aged 8 to 19 years, with a wide range of physical disabilities or learning difficulties. Welburn Hall also boasts a vibrant 6th Form College, catering for young people between the ages of 16 and 19.

Our aim is to ensure all pupils and students have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential for academic achievement, independence and personal development. We pride ourselves in being a warm and friendly school; our staff are our greatest resource and are highly valued for the contribution and difference they make to the lives of our pupils. Our ethos and core values of respect, perseverance and excellence support this model and are lived out in the daily work of the school.

We can offer you:

  • A happy and friendly special school, fostering an inclusive and nurturing environment in which to inspire and motivate our children.
  • Significant levels of support from a staff team who is experienced, committed and passionate about our school.

  • An opportunity to see the potential that exists here, with clear support given and an opportunity to make a difference that is life changing and rewarding.
  • Children and young people who will make you proud to be their Higher Level Teaching Assistant.


Further details about the role

Application Process

Apply online via NYC Jobs

Please contact us if you experience any difficulty with the application process.

Unfortunately, we do not accept CVs.

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information

The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification (see application pack). This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

References

When completing your application, please provide two employment referees. Generally, this is your current and most recent employer.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Further information on how we process your data can be found here.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Welburn Hall School

School type
Special school, ages 8 to 19
School size
94 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 19
Phone number
01609 536 964

Arranging a visit to Welburn Hall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk.

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