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  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294.00 - £26,421.00 Annually (FTE) Days and Hours to be discussed at Interview- Fixed term roles until 31/08/2025

Job Coach- (Special Education Needs Support Assistant - Level 5) job summary

The St Bart's Multi Academy Trust, in partnership with Governors, staff and children of Abbey Hill Academy and College are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our hard working and committed team.

At Abbey Hill Academy and College our children come first. High expectations, mutual trust and respect are underpinned by a warm, supportive ethos. In the best interests of our children we work very closely with our partner Academies. The successful candidate will be working alongside a team of caring, enthusiastic, dedicated staff, who are well-supported by their Senior Leadership Team.

Job Purpose

To work with teachers as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for SEN pupils. Providing specialist assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities. These pupils are part of our Supported Interns programme and the role will be supporting them in their work placements and travel training to and from their placements. Details of the supported Interns programme can be found at https://www.abbeyhillschool.co.uk/interns/

You must:

  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and parents / carers.
  • Be computer literate, organised and have a good general standard of education at Level 2 or above, including English and Maths as well as meeting the occupational standards in Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 3
  • Have experience of supporting pupils’ learning in a school environment
  • Be resilient and have strong behavioural management skills
  • Ideally have experience of working with pupils with communication & interaction difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Full driving licence is desirable due to working with pupils in placement locations

We can offer:

  • Friendly, committed and motivated staff
  • A positive learning environment with friendly children
  • A dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors
  • A commitment to professional development.

Abbey Hill Academy & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.crb.gov.uk

More information on the school including our Prospectus and Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website https://www.abbeyhillschool.co.uk/

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 Abbey Hill Academy & College

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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