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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary

£22,331- £23,361

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

  • Willingness to support children on a range of curriculum activities and therapies both in school and the local community
  • Ability to be flexible and work as part of a busy team
  • Ability to work positively and supportively with children who exhibit complex and difficult behaviours.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and respond constructively to unexpected situations
  • Ability to work under own initiative and support teachers by providing feedback on pupils’ achievements
  • Able to deal with children’s basic health and hygiene needs including personal care

Ability to work in line with school policies and ethos

What the school offers its staff

Hatton staff have access to:

  • A carefully selected ‘Peer-buddy’ to support them when starting with us
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • A well-resourced school
  • Supportive and enthusiastic colleagues and governors
  • Staff social events
  • Well-being support

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes the need to become familiar with school policies immediately upon appointment and to follow the school’s procedures in relation to safeguarding.

Offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate and other employment checks. References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

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About Hatton School and Special Needs Centre

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 11
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Hatton is a maintained special school for primary children with complex learning difficulties. All children have learning difficulties with additional complexities such as autism, speech and language disorders and challenging behaviour.

Arranging a visit to Hatton School and Special Needs Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email meraphkiflay@hattonspecialschool.co.uk.

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