We are seeking to appoint self-motivated,
caring and dedicated SEMH Higher Level Teaching Assistant, with supervisory responsibilities. You will be an advocate for Team Teach and
train, support and coach staff to enhance and upskill school teams. As a key member of staff you will work
collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning
cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes during the
short-term absence of teachers and to cover PPA. Experience and a passion for supporting young
people with complex learning, SEMH and sensory needs is vital.
- Working alongside SLT you will lead the day to
day provision of SEMH and TIS informed practice across the school.
- Be the team lead for HLTA’s and midday
- To work with colleagues as part of a professional
team to develop best practise by working alongside and modelling for staff
Trauma Informed approaches for pupils who require interventions and best
practise support, including the development of support plans where needed.
- To support the development of group supervision
of staff across the school
- Providing specialist trauma informed
interventions and support both full classroom provision and learning activities
for class groups/interventions
- Providing planning support for pupils who need bespoke
SEMH / TIS support to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with
moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or
behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities, and
ensuring safeguarding of pupils.
- Support/train other team members to upskill and
enhance effectiveness across the school.
- To support Teachers’ delivery of the curriculum
and subsequent assessment, implementing the outcomes of the SPT PARRCS policy
(Plans, Assesses, Records, Reports, Celebrates and Standards).
- Contribute to the development of support staff,
pupils, policies and strategies, working collaboratively with teaching staff on
the whole planning cycle and management/preparation of resources.
- To supervise whole classes during the short-term
absence of teachers
- To provide support for pupils, Teachers, Teaching
Assistants and the Trust to raise standards of achievement, utilising advanced
knowledge and skills
- To encourage pupils to become independent
learners, provide support for their welfare and inclusion of pupils in all
aspects of schools’ life including mainstream attendance where appropriate
- To uphold the HLTA standards in all aspects of work
- To effectively contribute to all aspects of
professional development including any development identified via the SPT/
school Performance Management process
As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. We recognise that everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.
We ensure that all appropriate measures are applied in relation to everyone who works in the school who is likely to be perceived by the children as a safe and trustworthy adult, including governors and volunteers. All members of staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check. An online check will be undertaken of all shortlisted candidates.
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