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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours Per week

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

Level 1 – Band C (£11.01 per hour) Level 2 – Band D (£11.21 - £11.42 per hour) Level 3 – Band E (£11.63 - £12.50 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to contribute to the delivery, and evaluation of the learning process
  • Someone who can work with others and support colleagues to ensure effective learning is taking place
  • Be committed to personalised learning to meet our children and young peoples’ needs
  • Ideally hold previous experience within the SEND sector would be desirable, but not essential
  • Be a motivated, excellent teaching assistant who has a commitment to the learning and progress of children with special educational needs.
  • Someone with a good sense of humour, resilience and strong determination
  • A person who can work on their own initiative and also work well as part of a team.
  • Experienced in managing behaviours that challenge with knowledge of strategies and therapies that support engagement in learning

What the school offers its staff

What you can expect

  • An exciting opportunity to join a school with strong partnerships to the academy schools’ network and other local schools and organisations
  • A high priority to your own learning, including access to tailored CPD and coaching
  • Leading employment benefits including access to Local Government pension scheme and employee assistance programmes
  • Opportunities to grow your career and for professional development as we encourage collaboration between our academies
  • An opportunity to join a team of dedicated and hard-working professionals who put our pupils at the centre of everything they do and are constantly striving to improve their knowledge, skills and practice

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hilltop School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
134 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Hilltop School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rmulvey@nexusmat.org.

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