15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
Working Pattern: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8.45am – 3.45pm, with a 30 minute unpaid break
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,572 to £22,729pa FTE
Actual salary
GBP9540 - GBP10540 pa pro rata

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Teaching Assistant to join the team at the Linden Bridge School. A Lead TA will work alongside the class teacher and Special Needs Assistants to raise the learning and attainment of all pupils in both academic and EHCP areas. They will be supporting pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access all areas of the curriculum whilst always promoting pupils’ independence.

Successful candidates will have basic numeracy and literacy skills eg through GCSE qualification in English and Maths or equivalent. They may be required to hold a certificate of competency in a defined area relevant to the role e.g. first aid at work, ADHD, behaviour management, advanced literacy, NNEB or other relevant qualifications at level 2. They should be competent in a range of IT tools and may be required to hold practical knowledge or experience relevant to the role.

THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Applying for the job

To Apply please follow the link to our website. To find out more about Linden Bridge School please visit https://www.linden-bridge.surrey.sch.uk/

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit, https://www.thehowardpartnership.org/Careers/

If you would like to speak to a member of the THPT Recruitment Team please email recruitment@thpt.org.uk and we will be happy to answer any questions or arrange a tour, where possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

About Linden Bridge School

Linden Bridge School is a special school in Worcester Park, Surrey for children and young people with complex communication and interaction needs. Originally part of the LIFT Partnership Multi Academy Trust, a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services, LIFT Partnership has now merged with The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) from March 2021.

School location

Grafton Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7JW

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