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  • Start date details

    Spring 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

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  • 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3.30pm on a Friday 37 hours per week. Term Time + 5 days.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Range 11-15 £25,979 to £27,803 pro rata (£22,819.95 to £24,422.16 actual salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking for an exciting and new career opportunity?

Then this will be the job for you.

Could you support our SEND students and guide them to overcome their barriers to learning and reach their fullest potential?

We are delighted to have been named “Secondary School Of The Year”, “Soaring 57 places in the UK rankings to 77” out of approx 6000 secondary schools (state and independent) in the latest Sunday Times Parent Power Guide.

And for the second year running we are ranked No 2 in the North of England.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and engaging teaching assistant to work within the SEND department here at Heckmondwike Grammar School. Working within the SEND Code of Practice to promote full inclusion within our school.

We are seeking someone to support the teaching, learning and pastoral care needs for students with a range of special educational needs and disabilities to ensure a positive learning environment for our students.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team
  • A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally
  • A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals
  • A competitive salary and membership to a Local Government pension scheme

Why Should You Apply?

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality.

We work effectively with our young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go. Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.

Further details about the role

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To support SEND students in their learning and participation in the wider life of the school.
  • To undertake relevant administrative tasks within the SEND Department.
  • Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum,take part in learning, and experience a sense of achievement.

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities are set out in a detailed job description.

Protection of children:

Disclosure of criminal background of those with access to children.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

Safeguarding Statement:

Heckmondwike Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Full details regarding our Safeguarding Procedures can be found on our website in the Safeguarding section, alternatively, please contact Recruitment to obtain a copy.


Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding Statement:

Heckmondwike Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its
students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Full details regarding our Safeguarding Procedures can be found on our website in the Safeguarding section, alternatively, please contact Recruitment to obtain a copy.

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About Heckmondwike Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1520 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are delighted to have been named “Secondary School Of The Year”, “Soaring 57 places in the UK rankings to 77” out of approx 6000 secondary schools (state and independent) in the latest Sunday Times Parent Power Guide.

And for the second year running we are ranked No 2 in the North of England.

This is a fabulous accolade to the whole school community and just reward for years of hard work from staff, students and indeed parents.
The survey includes both GCSE and A level results and is nationally noted as a true measure of school performance using metrics of most interest to parents when selecting a school.

“Such accolades are very pleasing and we are delighted to be recognised, but they only come about because of the week in week out hard work from students and staff and I salute my colleagues and students, they are an exceptional team.” Mr Roberts, Headteacher.

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with our young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go. Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.

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