This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Do you want to make a difference and have a positive impact on student’s lives both inside
and outside of the classroom?

The Role:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team and make a difference to
student’s lives. Being a Senior Teaching Assistant in our school can include:-
• Running small (6-8 students) intervention groups, for example Social and Emotional;
English or Maths; Life Skills.
• Being a keylink worker for a small number of students – being an identified adult to
work in addition to their tutor and work proactively with students to foster
independence and be the school link for parental contact.
• Being in the class supporting primarily targeted EHCP students but also to support
other students within that class.
• Attending meetings with parents, other professionals and a lead member of staff.
• Occasional cover for lessons where a teacher is absent – training will be provided
and due to the size of the team occurrences are infrequent
• Opportunities to take a lead in a specific area, to develop expertise and share best
practice, for example, Dyslexia, EAL, ASC.

This role is a term time only position with the hours of work as predominantly 7.30 – 3.30

About you:
The successful applicant will:
• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.
• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our
• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.
• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.
• Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Have at least level 2 in literacy and numeracy and a good level of ICT skills or willing
to take functional skills qualifications
• Have excellent team working skills
Previous experience is not necessary training will be given where needed
We will offer you...
• An unrivalled opportunity to make a difference to a school and its community
• The opportunity to work with the fastest growing academy group in the country
• A comprehensive CPD programme both through the school and through wider
opportunities within United Learning
• A great working environment with high staff morale and a strong sense of

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
704 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01273 517601

About Seahaven Academy

At Seahaven Academy we are a very proud community: we are a ‘good’ school with a track
record of strong outcomes, really big ambitions and incredibly high standards. We whole heartedly believe in the United Learning motto: ‘the best in everyone’. The strength of
relationships between students and staff is second to none, so add to this a vibrant
atmosphere, a stunning cliff-top location and excellent facilities and you will see why we feel
so strongly about our academy.

Arranging a visit to Seahaven Academy

Please contact Vicki Bowes on 01273517601 if you would like to visit the school

School location

Haven Way, Newhaven, BN9 9TD

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