Required for January 2024
Teaching Assistant / Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Salary Dependent on Experience and Qualifications:
Teaching Assistant - Grade 4 (SCP11 – 14):
£15,657 – £16,539
Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Grade 6
(SCP20 – 25): £18,467 – £20,843
Hours: 28 hours per week, term time only + 4.5
training days (job share would be considered)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.15pm
Meridian Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant/HLTA,
to work as part of the Learning Support Team/ SEND department in supporting
students with learning difficulties, disabilities and other barriers to their
learning in mainstream classes.
role will be to assist identified learners achieve success in their studies.
This could include those students with social, emotional and mental health
(SEMH) issues, students with an EHCP and students requiring additional support
establish supportive relationships with students.
support SEND students on 1:1 basis outside of the classroom.
with SEND students in classes.
with SEND students in small groups
with other groups of students to support learning.
and deliver interventions
between subject staff, students and SENCO.
with other professionals/outside agencies acting on advice given.
closely with parents/ carers to provide regular updates on progress and targets
for SEND students.
support SEND students holistically, e.g. improve attendance, reduce FTEs for
contribute to the delivery and adaption of the curriculum for SEND students.
be willing to contribute to the broader life of the Academy community.
positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all students.
attend meetings and in-service training days where necessary and appropriate.
follow Academy procedures and policies.
English and Maths at grade C or above or hold certificates in Literacy and Numeracy
Skills Level 3
hold or be willing to work towards Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification.
Skills and Experience
an awareness of strategies to support students with various SEND needs.
work constructively as part of a team whilst being able to demonstrate
initiative and flexibility.
a positive role model in the Academy community.
interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people
including professionals and parents/ carers.
the ability to positively manage behaviour.
ability to focus learners on tasks in a positive manner.
Further information can be obtained by
clicking the links below
find out more about working at Ormiston Meridian Academy, please visit our
website www.ormistonmeridianacademy.co.uk or contact Mrs K Rostron (Assistant
SENCo) at email@example.com to arrange a phone call or visit.
Closing date for
applications: 12noon Thursday 23rd November 2023
Interviews will be held
week commencing Monday 27th November 2023
To apply for the position
please complete the online application form following the link below
Ormiston Meridian Academy
is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young people and
vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.
Ormiston Meridian Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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