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Level 4 SEND Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Full time - term time plus specified days
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Closed for applications on 21/06/2021 09:00
SCP 17– 20 £24,491 – £25,991 (Actual salary £22,147 - £23,503)
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Schools - Support
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Closing date:
21 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

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Level 4 SEND Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Status: Permanent, full time, 37 hours
Required: September 2021
Salary: SCP 17– 20 £24,491 – £25,991 (Actual salary £22, 147 - £23, 503)
Hours: 37 hours per week, term time only + 15 days (5 PD days + 2 weeks)
Reporting to: Headteacher

Tees Valley Education is seeking to appoint a pro-active, enthusiastic, energetic and reliable Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to join the Tees Valley Education Trust. This position would be to work with children with severe learning difficulties and complex needs from Nursery to Year 6. As a HLTA, you will work alongside class teachers, helping pupils to get the most out of their learning and supporting individuals or groups of pupils, taking a lead role in assessment of learning and progress as well as covering classes and leading groups.

We are looking for people who have experience of, or a genuine interest in, working with children with complex SEND, are interested in their development and learning and have good organisational and communication skills. We ask that all staff working with our children hold qualifications in English and mathematics that are at least equivalent to GCSE grade ‘C’. Qualification as a teaching assistant (or equivalent) is essential.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a successful academy within a well-established trust. Both the trust and academy have a strong inclusive ethos and an inherent drive for quality. Tees Valley Education is dedicated to delivering outstanding inclusive practice through a culture of co-production, experiential learning and growth, where parents and professionals work together to support the holistic development of the child. Our children are proud academy citizens, care for each other, are focused on learning and enjoy coming to school. We have an incredibly strong team and thrive on working together to improve access to education and outcomes for our children.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification and who have the vision, values and tenacity to join an outstanding team and help continue the journey towards excellence.

Tees Valley Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Application packs can be downloaded or printed directly from the Trust website www.teesvalleyeducation.co.uk or requested from the academy. Only applications on Trust’s official application form will be accepted.

If you are submitting your completed application form by e-mail via Recruitment@tved.org.uk please be aware that the academy cannot be responsible for any formatting anomalies when printing. Hand written or electronic printed copies should be posted or hand delivered to the following address for the attention of Miss Jennifer Duncan:

Discovery Special Academy
C/ O Brambles Primary Academy
Kedward Avenue
Brambles Farm

If you have any queries about the application process or the position please feel free to contact Carole Tonner, Academy Business Manager, on 01642 248333 or email DICTonner@tved.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday 21st June 2021 at 9:00am
Shortlisting: Monday 21st June 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 29th June 2021

If shortlisted, you will be asked to complete a short teaching task with a group of pupils with complex needs as part if the interview process.

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