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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    23 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Subjects

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,657.00 - £20,843.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant / Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

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

Ormiston 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.

Your 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 in lessons.

Key Duties

  • To establish supportive relationships with students.
  • To support SEND students on 1:1 basis outside of the classroom.
  • Working with SEND students in classes.
  • Working with SEND students in small groups
  • Working with other groups of students to support learning.
  • Plan and deliver interventions
  • Liaise between subject staff, students and SENCO.
  • Working with other professionals/outside agencies acting on advice given.
  • Work closely with parents/ carers to provide regular updates on progress and targets for SEND students.
  • To support SEND students holistically, e.g. improve attendance, reduce FTEs for SEND students.
  • To contribute to the delivery and adaption of the curriculum for SEND students.
  • To be willing to contribute to the broader life of the Academy community.
  • To positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all students.
  • To attend meetings and in-service training days where necessary and appropriate.
  • To follow Academy procedures and policies.

Key Requirements

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above or hold certificates in Literacy and Numeracy Professional Skills.
  • Functional Skills Level 3
  • Must hold or be willing to work towards Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification.

Skills and Experience

  • Have an awareness of strategies to support students with various SEND needs.
  • To work constructively as part of a team whilst being able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility.
  • Be a positive role model in the Academy community.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people including professionals and parents/ carers.
  • Possess the ability to positively manage behaviour.  
  • The ability to focus learners on tasks in a positive manner.

Further information can be obtained by clicking the links below

To 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 krostron@omera.co.uk 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.


Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Ormiston Meridian Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1072 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ormiston Meridian Academy is a thriving secondary academy in the south of the city, serving 11-16 year old students. Our ambition statement is ‘Shaping Lives, Building Ambition and Igniting Futures’ and every decision we make and action we take is to ensure our students excel as young adults.

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