Higher Level Assistant Teacher, Hertfordshire

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The Marlborough Science AcademyHertfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: H9 plus Outer Fringe (£25874 to £27845 approx)
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our oversubscribed and rated "good" academy for students from 11 to 19 years of age, for a Higher Level Assistant Teacher to work as part of our Specialised Learning Faculty and line manage our team of Assistant Teachers.  We are looking for an individual with outstanding classroom skills and SEN experience and knowledge, who can support, motivate and inspire students who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning in a main stream educational setting. You will need to be a team player but also be able to work independently, show great flexibility, creativity and have outstanding communication and organisation skills. Ideally the successful candidate will be a qualified HLTA or have a comparative level 4 qualification or be working towards this.   

You will collaborate with teachers in planning and delivering programs of teaching and learning activities for classes, groups or individuals. The primary focus is to undertake educational activities with individuals, groups and whole classes within a framework agreed with and under the overall direction and supervision of a qualified teacher. You will undertake a program of monitoring alongside the SENCO to ensure high standards of support in the classroom.  

You should be able to demonstrate a successful track record in leading, motivating and organising a team. The ability to manage a team effectively is equally important in this role as any SEN knowledge and teaching experience. You will line manage and organise a team of Assistant Teachers, to help support students achieve effective learning and personal outcomes, both in the classroom and when taking examinations. You will also support the SENCO administratively and work alongside the SEN Admin Assistant to deliver exam access arrangements along with other admin tasks.  

This role will start ASAP and will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. Salary H9 £15.93 to £17.14 per hour, for 37 hours per week 38 weeks per annum plus 3 days inset. Working hours 8.30-4.30 Mon to Fri term time with 3 hours unpaid breaks per week. Closing date for applications Friday 91st December 2017 at 9am. please send completed application forms and person spec form to Ann Tyson a.tyson@marlborogh.herts.sch.uk. We reserve the right to review applications upon receipt and therefore may appoint before the closing date.  

To learn more about what it is like to work at our school please see our recruitment film at http://www.themarlboroughscienceacademy.co.uk/page/?title=Job+Opportunities&pid=77#  If you would like to visit our school please contact Ann Tyson HR administrator on 01727 731 395 

The school supports and promotes the safeguarding of children and is an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview. This vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Candidates will be required to provide evidence of the right to work in the UK.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Watling Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1727 856874
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