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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hrs/week, Monday - Friday, Term time + 5 days (195 days/year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £24,294 FTE

Actual salary

£17,771 - £18,371 Actual, £12.18 - £12.59/hr

What skills and experience we're looking for


Many of our pupils have complex medical needs as well as learning and/or communication difficulties. You will be expected to work across the school individually with pupils and/or with groups in classes. The pupils require high levels of adult support not only to access the school curriculum but also with personal care routines.

Experience of working with children with severe learning difficulties and autism is desirable.


  • Contribute to planning and evaluation of learning, providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on learners’ attainment, progress, behaviour and attitudes to learning
  • Supervises and provides specialist support for individuals with SEN, disabilities, personal and health needs, EAL, etc. ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Support the academic, social, emotional and development of individuals and groups of learners understanding clearly how children, young people and vulnerable adults with complex and Special Educational Needs learn
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education / Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
  • Sets challenging and demanding expectations and promotes self-esteem and independence


  • Understanding of National Curriculum, EYFS Guidance and other codes of practice e.g. SEN, Equalities, Safeguarding
  • Effective use of ICT to support teaching and learning
  • Ability to interact well using courtesy, tact and diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Ability to establish professional, effective working relationships with a range of partners/colleagues and children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

Work for Humber Education Trust .... We value our employees.

The following benefits are available to employees within our academies:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Teacher’s Pension & Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay

Family Friendly

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Parental and dependent care leave
  • Flexible working

Employee Benefits- Permanent & Fixed Term Contracted Employees

  • Employee Assistance Programme - School Wellbeing Premium Package
  • Integrated GP Service
  • Counselling
  • Nurse support 24/7/365
  • SAS Gym App & Personal Trainer
  • Weight Management 12 week programmes
  • Mindfulness Support
  • 20% Discounted Gym Membership - Hull City Council Leisure
  • Display Screen User Eye Tests

Professional Development

  • Continuous Professional Development for All Staff
  • Access to Middle and Senior Leadership Courses
  • Supportive staff, committed to improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals

The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students.


  • Commitment to securing the very best provision and outcomes for all children.
  • A Trust with expertise in every area of the curriculum, both in primary and special settings, through our Teaching & Learning Ambassadors and peer networks.
  • Outstanding individually tailored continual professional development for staff at all levels.
  • Staff who feel valued and supported in their roles.
  • A caring and safe environment where we recognise the diverse needs of our community, ensuring our young people from all backgrounds thrive.
  • Ethical working with mutual respect and collaboration.

Commitment to safeguarding

Humber Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Tweendykes School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
165 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

Tweendykes School is a community special school and sixth-form for pupils with severe learning difficulties, autism and complex needs between the ages of 3-19. They are based in a new building, co-located with Winifred Holtby secondary school, and have up to 165 places. Tweendykes School is Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ and is National Autistic Society accredited. It runs outreach services and training for a wide range of schools and partners. At the heart of its ethos is the belief that every child can reach their potential with the right support. Tweendykes School converted to academy status in May 2013 and joined Humber Education Trust in June 2019.

Arranging a visit to Tweendykes School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@tweendykes.het.academy.

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