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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

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  • Permanent | Term-Time Only | 35 Hours Per Week 8:45am – 3.30pm (including one evening until 5pm & one evening until 4pm)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 4 Point 7-10 £29,412 - £30,771 (pro-rata) Actual Salary starting from £25,412 to £26,586

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint Speech & Language Therapy Teaching Assistants who will work within a class team and will have a key role in the implementation of Speech and Language programmes in the classroom.

Split over three main sites with additional Satellite provisions, Phoenix supports young people aged between 3 and 19. We are an award-winning and “Outstanding” school (Ofsted, Nov 2018) accredited through the National Autistic Society and praised for our creative approaches. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people.

The Role

  • Develop and prepare visual materials for therapy and classroom sessions.
  • Work under supervision of a Speech and Language Therapist and a class teacher.
  • Provide effective support to less experienced colleagues, modelling good practice.
  • Keep written records of pupil observations.
  • Assist in provision of training to staff and colleagues.
  • Carry out general Teaching Assistant responsibilities.

What the school offers its staff

The school will provide extensive in house and external training, to help further develop your skills with the opportunity to obtain further qualifications in Language and Communication. There will be support and supervision from the Speech and Language Therapy Department.

Further details about the role

How to apply:

The application form can be found on the School website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk and TES

Please return completed application form to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9am 16th April 2024

Shortlisting Date: 17th April 2024

Interviews & Assessment Date: 1st May or 2nd May 2024

It will not be possible to re-arrange these dates.

If you are intending to apply, please ensure you are available to attend for an interview.

If you would like to discuss the post or visit please contact

Ciara McCone Ciara.mccone@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.​

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About Phoenix School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
469 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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