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    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

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    9 February 2024

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£27,803.00 - £30,296.00 Annually (FTE) Point 15 -20. It is our policy to appoint at the bottom of the payscale unless proof is received of currently being at a higher point in the L5 range

Specialist Teaching Assistant (3) (Behaviour) job summary


Term Time only, permanent contract

32.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday 8.45am -3.45pm

Do you have the drive and ambition to make a difference to the lives ofthe young people from our South Partnership of schools?

Hillborough Junior School is seeking to employ a highly skilled,enthusiastic and forward thinking Specialist Teaching Assistant for Behaviourto join our outstanding Hillrise Provision team.

Hillrise Provision has successfully supported pupils with challengingbehaviour for 16 years, offering individually tailored supportto pupils referred from 13 Primary and Nursery schools from the South Area Partnership in Luton.

Hillrise seeks to support pupils to integrate into school life as much as isappropriate for each individual. This may be via outreach support at their roll school. For some pupils, they spend part of their week attending the Provision and the rest of the time attending their mainstream roll school.

Provision staff, resources and dedicated teaching space enable a bespokeand flexible learning experience for the pupils. There is a strong focus onsuccess and achievement academically and socially in order for each individualto move back towards fully effective education. Identifying the drivers for their behaviour and seeking to meet their needs are a critical element of the role.

Positive handling of pupils displaying challenging behaviour in order tomaintain the safety of everyone in school is key to the role, appropriatetraining will be provided.

What do we require?

- NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience

You to have theability to build good working relationships.

You need to beself-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic.

Experience ofworking within a similar environment.

Good Numeracy andLiteracy skills.

Someone with understandingof the breadth of the Primary curriculum.

Someone who canmaximise each pupil’s engagement, learning and enjoyment of school.

You will supportpupils in class, in small groups and working one to one.

Ability to workindoors and outside, including on regular trips out of school.

Professionalconduct dealing with children and families who have been through challenge

- Thrive in a busyenvironment and enjoy new challenges

Ability to drive and have a car would be advantageous but not essential.

What we can offer you?

A friendly,hardworking and supportive staff team and governing body.

A positive,well-resourced teaching environment.

Activeencouragement and commitment to your personal and professional development.

In addition to this we can offer?

Basic levelhealth support with Westfield Health.

Visits to the school are welcome.

When completing the application form please ensure your statementrelates to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate theability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spokenEnglish.

SAFEGUARDING ''We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of childrenand expect all staff to share this view.' The school is committed tosafeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff toshare this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protectionscreening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and theDisclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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

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About Hillborough Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
358 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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