32 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,506.00 Annually (Actual) L4 Point 9 to 14

SEN - Teaching Assistant 3/Cover Supervisor - East SITE, LU2 9TL job summary

Richmond Hill is a school for primary aged pupils with severe and complex difficulties which include those on the autism spectrum. We are in a period of expansion and our new additional site opened in September 2016.

We currently have 275 pupils on roll, grouped into 33 classes according to age & ability and across 2 sites. 18 classes are at our Crawley Green Road Site and the remaining 16 classes at Sunridge Avenue.

We have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant 3/Cover Supervisor, based at our West site, who will take an active part in all aspects of the curriculum and enjoy assisting our pupils to learn and make progress. We have a fun approach to the curriculum and celebrate enthusiastically each child’s small steps of achievement. The successful candidate will be expected to cover classes using planning provided.

Please look at our website to the excellent facilities, resources and to see some of our activities

Knowledge of a range of special needs would be useful; however we do provide a comprehensive induction and training programme. You will require NVQ3 or an equivalent qualification with good literacy, numeracy and IT skills. Strong leadership and communication skills are essential.

Hours are 33.50 per week. Monday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Tuesday - Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

Closing Date: 30th June 2024 - Midnight

Interview Date: TBA

Please note the school reserves the right to close adverts prior to the closing date if a sufficient response is received. Early applications are advised in light of this.

Commitment to safeguarding

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

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About Richmond Hill School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 11
School size
280 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Special Needs School for Severe Learning Difficulties based over 2 sites in Luton

School location

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