This job expired on 14 June 2024

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri - 9 - 3.30 Tue 9 - 4.30

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What skills and experience we're looking for

GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent) - Essential

Educated to degree level or equivalent - Desirable

Experience of working with young children and their families in a multicultural environment - Essential

Experience and knowledge of recording pupil progress - Essential

Experience and knowledge of supporting teacher planning - Essential

Experience of leading a team of staff - Desirable

Experience of developing and delivering individual education programmes for children with specific needs - Essential

Experience of the management and improvement of progress of students with SEND by implementing group and individualised support programmes - Essential

Experience of working with students with special needs and training in moving and handling - Essential

Experience of using email/internet - Essential

Experience of using SIMS - Desirable

Knowledge of Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication of children with Handicap (TEACCH), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Makaton programmes - Essential

Must be well organised - Essential

Excellent communication skills in writing and orally at all levels - Essential

Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive and professional attitude - Essential

Ability to work as part of a team - Essential

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What the school offers its staff

Please see Job Description for details.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pond Meadow is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff, governors, visitors and parents/carers to actively support this commitment. This includes doing everything we can to protect our children in school, at home, in the community and online.

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About Pond Meadow School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
146 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Pond Meadow Academy Trust is a specialist day school providing high quality education for approximately 150 pupils from 2- 19 years of age. Based in Guildford, Surrey. The school meets the needs of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Severe Learning Difficulties and Complex and Profound Learning Difficulties (including complex medical needs).

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