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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 5 days per week (33.75 hours) term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

FTE £30,309-£35,313, Actual Pro Rata Salary £24,556-£28,610

Pay scale

Grade 6, Spine Point 9-19

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an emotionally intelligent, fun, resilient and determined person who is passionate about education? Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work in a school where nothing surprises you and no two days are the same? This is a highly rewarding role in a fantastic, challenging and unique school for someone with extensive school experience working with vulnerable children and those with additional SEND needs.

We are looking for HLTAs who:

• have a keen interest in children’s learning and a desire to grow professionally and learn more;

• can demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; display competent English and Maths skills;

• have a dynamic personality, caring attitude, patience, enthusiasm and emotional intelligence;

• have the ability to work as part of a team as well as the confidence and keenness to work on their own initiative and lead projects or interventions,

• have a love of learning,

• can work well under pressure, are resilient in nature and have a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

Beormund Primary school serves children with complex social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. Our children all have an Education & Health Care Plan with varying needs such as attachment and trauma, SLCN, ADHD, ASD, ODD – we could go on. All of our children need patience, time, care and expertise.

We rely on a successful, experienced and capable staff team who are dedicated to improving the life chances of those children whose needs cannot me met in a mainstream setting.

We hold high expectations of all our children who make accelerated academic progress as well as improve their social and emotional responses and behaviours. Successful candidates will have the responsibility for keeping children safe, enhancing their self-esteem, providing appropriate challenge as well as supporting teachers in delivering purposeful, inspiring and engaging learning opportunities.

Further details about the role

The safety, welfare and wellbeing of the children is the first priority of Governors and staff at Beormund Primary School. All appointments are subject to appropriate vetting and barring checks, as described in the current DfE Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’

For more information about our school visit www.beormundschool.co.uk Applicants please download the Schools application form from this website, complete and email to recruitment@beormund.southwark.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs and will not consider any applications where these are submitted to the school.

Closing date: Thursday 4th July 2024 at 5pm

Interview days: Monday 15th July and Tuesday 16th July 2024

Our privacy notice can be found here https://beormundschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Privacy-Noticefor-Job-Applicants.pdf

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)
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.

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About Beormund Primary School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 11
School size
37 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

SEMH School

School location

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