7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,732.00 - £23,798.00 Annually (Actual)

SEN HLTA ASD Base Satellite Site job summary

30 hours per week £20,732 - £23,798 pa

Join Our Team at the New ASD Base Satellite Provision led by Avenue Primary Academy!

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Do you thrive in a supportive and dynamic educational environment? If so, we invite you to become a part of our dedicated team at our brand-new ASD Base Satellite Provision located in Wallington, Surrey!

Avenue Primary Academy is part of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust and is recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Inclusion.
“The school takes a holistic approach to education that empowers staff to provide a varied and balanced educational diet to children based on their individual needs. Equality and diversity are promoted through a fully inclusive curriculum where children are supported to access lessons through suitable scaffolding. Further to this, therapeutic activities are woven into lessons and playtimes in addition to the statutory provision outlined in any EHCPs.” IQM report June 2023.

Our new ASD Base Satellite Provision in Wallington is committed to providing exceptional education and support to children with autism spectrum disorder. We prioritise creating an inclusive and nurturing environment where every child can thrive and reach their full potential. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our students and contribute to their academic, social, and emotional development.

As a High Level Teaching Assistant in our ASD Base, you will work closely with our experienced teaching staff to support the individual needs of students with ASD. Your responsibilities will include providing class cover, implementing specialized learning strategies, facilitating social interactions, and offering personalized support to ensure the academic and personal growth of each student.

All schools within the Trust share a relentless focus on personalised planning and having the highest aspirations for what children can achieve. This core value of being child-centred is an intrinsic part of every school’s DNA, and is the minimum standard expected of all employees of the Trust.

We are proud to offer staff and pupil charters which demonstrate our commitment to protect, promote and enhance the opportunities available to everyone who is part of Cirrus. Our commitment to professional development is ongoing and we offer a wide range of courses and learning opportunities as well as opportunities to network with experienced practitioners from across the Trust.

We strive to empower our pupils to be the best they can be by providing education that enables them to flourish and take pride in their achievements. Our class teachers are enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated to create unique learning experiences for our pupils. We would love to hear from like minded individuals.

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and has a range of CPD offerings and other staff benefits which include:

- LGPS and TPS pension

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Cycle to work scheme

- Staff recognition awards

- Staff Charter

Please read our applicant pack for further details

Other Information

Please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK from the location(s) provided and not from overseas.

For this role the Trust would not consider sponsoring a Certificate of Sponsorship/visa. Please note we are unable to offer advice on any Visa and Immigration cases.

Feedback will only be provided upon request if you attend an interview.

Please note: Cirrus Primary Academy Trust may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 statutory guidelines, the Trust will use internet searches, including social media searches to perform pre-employment checks on candidates in the course of recruitment. The Trust will act in accordance with its data protection and equal opportunities obligations.

Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.

Safeguarding & Equal Opportunities

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed otherwise), prior to the interview.

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.

Reasonable adjustments

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to support you in applying for this role, or at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Team via recruitment@cirrustrust.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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Avenue Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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