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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£12.47 - £13.41 Annually (Actual) NJC Scale Level 4A (Point 11-15)

HLTA (SEN) job summary

Hours – Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm – 31.25 hours per week (30 minute unpaid lunch break) Term time only plus 5 training days 

We are an excellent values based Church of England Lower School that aims to welcome everyone and provide the very best education to all of our pupils.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, flexible and experienced High Level Teaching Assistant to work as part of a professional team working with children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in our nurture provision.

Successful applicants should have at least 3 years’ experience working with children aged 4-9 with SEMH within a school setting. Level 2 Team Teach training and training relevant to the role e.g. PDA, trauma, ODD would be an advantage.  

The ideal candidate must be resilient, patient and have good communication skills in order to build positive relationships with children and their families. The post involves a midday supervisory role providing additional pupil support during a lunch period.

Candidates must support the school vision, values and ethos.

The Governing Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   We carry out enhanced DBS checks and online searches on all staff and volunteers and take references. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.

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 Silsoe CofE VC Lower School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
269 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9

School location

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