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  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,761.00 - £32,619.00 Annually (Actual) SCP 19 to 25

HLTA and Deputy SENDCo job summary

Supporting SEND across the Curriculum with an emphasis on:

  • collaborating with classroom teachers to guide and develop bespoke support for students with SEND;
  • continually developing professional understanding of SEND and being able to filter this to teaching staff in a professional and supportive way;
  • planning and developing support both in and out of lessons to enable SEND students to thrive in all areas of the curriculum. This will include working with departmental curriculum maps to pre-empt potential barriers to learning and prepare for necessary interventions and support.

Planning and delivering bespoke packages of intervention with an emphasis on:

  • within an agreed system of supervision and within a pre-determined lesson framework, teach small groups or tutorials;
  • use behaviour management strategies, in line with the school’s policy and procedures, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment and encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others;
  • support the role of parents in students’ learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on student progress, achievement and behaviour, maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality at all times. Monitoring and assess student progress outside lessons with an emphasis on:
  • assess students’ responses to learning tasks and where appropriate, modify methods to meet individual and/or group needs;
  • monitor students’ participation and progress and provide constructive feedback to students in relation to their progress and achievement;
  • contribute to programmes of observation and assessment as planned by the teacher and provide reports, evaluations and other information to assist in the provision of appropriate support for specific children.

For further information, please refer to the Related documents section.

Grace College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Where the post is engaged in regulated activity, and/or an opportunity for contact with children the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process, and in accordance with statutory guidance, we may carry out an online search (for publicly available material) to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened which we may want to explore with shortlisted applicants at interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Grace College is committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff are expected to ensure that the College is a safe and secure environment for our students. All applicants are referred to the Safeguarding Statement which is to be found within the Policy section of the Grace College website.

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About Grace College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1231 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

As an 11-19 secondary school serving nearly 1,300 students in central Gateshead, we have a clear vision for excellence in character education, the examined curriculum and in service to our community, grounded in our Christian ethos. We are part of the Emmanuel Schools Foundation, which opens exceptional opportunities for knowledge sharing and career development. We have a clear model for school improvement to provide outstanding education for all students and are relentless in the pursuit of this goal. You will be central to delivering our strategy, as you transform both the school and our students’ futures.

We are committed to realising the potential of our students and staff alike. Our hope and expectation are that each person will be deeply valued as infinitely precious, challenged to grow in character and inspired by learning together to achieve their personal best in whatever they do.

Join us and you can expect to be nurtured, supported, and encouraged at every step of your career. We put staff professional learning and development front and centre of everything we do in our partnerships with outstanding regional and national organisations. Ultimately, we are looking for the school leaders of tomorrow who will contribute here at Grace College and across the Emmanuel Schools Foundation.

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