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  • Job start date

    5 February 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,304.62

Pay scale

Grade 4 SP7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a resilient Teaching Assistant who wants to be part of our improvement journey. This role is instrumental in the day-to-day support of student learning in our classrooms. You will be expected to work on a 1:1 basis with specific students, often the most vulnerable, assisting them with their class work in a range of subjects from key stage 3 to GCSE

The main responsibilities of this role are as follows:

  • To support the phase leader and teacher in the delivery of support to students with social emotional and mental health needs.
  • To complement the work of teachers by supporting the individual needs of students for whom behaviour, attendance and other factors are barriers to learning
  • Providing classroom support to those who have barriers to learning to ensure they have access the curriculum and are able to work independently and within groups to make progress.
  • To support the supervision of students during break and lunch times
  • To support the Pastoral Team in managing behaviour, being on hand to support throughout the day across all year groups.

Successful applicants will be passionate about transforming the lives of young people and bring with them an abundance of enthusiasm which can encourage engagement and commitment from our students. Whilst experience is not necessary, you must have a good standard of literacy, be adaptable and willing to be involved in all aspects of school life, have a calm manner and be able to work as part of a team.

You will enjoy nurturing young people to help them grow in confidence and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all”.

What the school offers its staff

Hamilton School is an SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) Special School in Reading educating up to 64 students with Education, Health Care Plans (EHCP).Our mission is to recognise each and every one of our students as individuals, and to nurture their potential, developing the whole child through a therapeutic approach. This means that you would have to be a resilient character who is able to remain positive when dealing with challenging behaviour. The school is proud to have recently opened its doors to a state-of-the-art building with wonderful new facilities for both pupils and staff.

In January 2020 Hamilton School joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check

Commitment to safeguarding

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check

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About Hamilton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
School size
53 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Hamilton School is special school based in Reading, catering for children in years 7-13 with SEMH.

Arranging a visit to Hamilton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org.

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