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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,375.66 - £26,257.64 Annually (Actual) Pathway 5 Points 19-23 £24,375.66 - £26,257.64 (FTE £29,777 - £32,076)

HLTA (Interventions & Resources) job summary

Contract Permanent

Salary Pathway 5 Points 19 - 23 £24,375.66 - £26,257.64 (FTE £29,777 - £32,076) per annum

Working Hours 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (term time plus one week).

Site Thomas Deacon Academy

Closing Date 21st June 2024

Start Date September 2024

Please note the trust may decide to withdraw the advert before the closing date or interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.

Are you an experienced HLTA or a level 3 Teaching Assistant looking to progress your career?

Are you passionate about education and eager to make a difference in students’ lives?

Do you have the skills to support and nurture young minds, especially those with special educational needs?

If so, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our SEND department at Thomas Deacon Academy!

Your Role:

You’ll love this job if you’re passionate about making a difference in students’ lives. As the lead for effective interventions, you’ll work with students who have Special Educational Needs (SEN), both in small groups and one-on-one. Managing a team of Teaching Assistants, you’ll guide them in implementing intervention methodologies. Your HLTA qualification or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification will make you a vital part of our educational support team. You’ll have worked with secondary-aged children before and have a solid understanding of child development and learning.

About Us:

We are a vibrant and successful secondary school in Peterborough, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation. Our compassionate and supportive SEND department has an excellent reputation. Learning Mentors are on hand to help support students, who have a complexity of needs, we have a Learning Centre facility for students with emotional and behavioural needs as well as phonics based English lessons to support students in their acquisition of reading and writing skills. Our Higher Level Teaching Assistants and Teaching Assistants offer support within the classroom, during small group intervention sessions and on a 1:1 basis. There is a designated office for HLTAs in the department and there are daily morning briefings to ensure clear communication.

Why you should join us:

Working in our amazing SEND team at Thomas Deacon Academy offers a unique and fulfilling experience. By joining our team, you can enjoy benefits such as a generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free eye tests, free tea and coffee, free access to onsite gym, staff character awards, free fruit of the month, progression and continuous development opportunities, free and confidential employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders.

If you’re ready to transform lives through education and have the qualifications we’re looking for, we can’t wait to meet you.

Working together to transform lives through education

The Trust offers:

  • Progression opportunities across the Trust
  • Access to the most generous pension schemes in the UK (LGPS & teachers’ pension scheme)
  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Continuous development, e.g. regular CPD sessions, coaching, Trust training days
  • Free eye test vouchers and flu vaccinations
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free access to onsite gyms at Thomas Deacon Academy
  • A supportive Early Careers Teacher programme
  • £250 Recommend a friend scheme
  • Collaborative working across schools in the Trust

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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 Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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