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  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working or volunteering with young people in some capacity. The post is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience working with secondary age children and would be an ideal first step for someone considering a future career in teaching.

Successful candidates for this combined role will require a good educational background, with a GCSE (or equivalent) qualification in English Language.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.

Further details about the role

We are currently looking for a Level 1 Teaching Assistant to join our successful Achievement Support team, supporting the learning and wellbeing of SEND and Pupil Premium students.

In this role you will help students to understand instructions and support the independent learning and inclusion of all pupils. You will support teaching staff with behaviour management and keeping pupils on task, as well as supporting pupils with their social and emotional well-being, escalating where necessary.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working or volunteering with young people in some capacity. The post is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience working with secondary age children and would be an ideal first step for someone considering a future career in teaching.

You will work 27.5 hours per week in this role, term time plus 5 days per year. 3 days will be for staff training days in September and January. The remaining 2 days will be for SEN review meetings and training and will be agreed in advance with your line manager.

The school uses Teaching Assistants to carry out Midday Supervision. This has been particularly successful in managing student behaviour and helps to build positive relationships with students. Successful applicants will also be required to work 45 minutes per day (3.75 hours per week) as a Midday Supervisor; a separate contract will be issued for each post.

Successful candidates for this combined role will require a good educational background, with a GCSE (or equivalent) qualification in English Language.

Teaching Assistant Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.10pm (with a 25-minute unpaid lunch break)

Total: 27.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 days.

Midday Supervisor Working Hours :

Monday to Friday 1.20pm – 2.05pm

Total: 3.75 hours per week, term-time only.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will consider carrying out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Full details are contained with our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy, which are available via our website, or on request.

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About Hampton Gardens Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hampton Gardens is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2017 to an initial intake of 180 Year 7 students. When full, the school will accommodate 1200 students in years 7-11 and 300 students in Sixth Form.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Arranging a visit to Hampton Gardens Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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