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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 INSET days

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 5, SP12 £24,496. Actual from £21,067.97

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision rated most recently as GOOD by Ofsted?

Would you like to join the Cranbury College team and make your contribution towards our journey to OUTSTANDING?

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

Do you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs?

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are seeking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant with experience in supporting young people in an alternative provision setting. The role is instrumental in complementing the professional work of our teachers and in helping students close the gap in their learning

This post will suit someone who can demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and the ability to support students across all secondary age groups. You will have a flexible approach and will be able to meet the changing needs of our young people.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in or a real passion for working with students with SEMH
  • A demonstrable commitment to raising opportunities and progression of our learners and support them in all aspects of their learning in their lessons.
  • The ability to plan, organise and lead high quality learning activities for individuals and small groups
  • A calm and encouraging nature.

You will be based at our main site supporting teaching staff and secondary students, this is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading. The ability to make the role your own and build strong relationships is essential.


What the school offers its staff

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary and Post 16. We have an Outreach Behaviour Support Team, offer medical tuition and have a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

Visits to our school are encouraged please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

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.

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About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College is an Alternative Provision academy based in Reading.

Arranging a visit to Cranbury College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.morgan@maidenerleghtrust.org.

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