Job details

Job details
Employer Focus School - Hindhead
Location Hindhead
Salary £15-18,000 p.a.
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts As soon as possible

Focus School Hindhead Campus is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, well-qualified Teaching Assistant. You will have the opportunity to support learning in class and in small group settings.

The village of Hindhead is situated in the heart of the Surrey countryside within excellent commuting distance to Guildford, Basingstoke, Crawley, Portsmouth, Chichester and surrounding areas. Our school currently hosts 239 students from primary through to secondary education and is currently developing a ground-breaking Self-Directed Learning facility to support our student’s academic journey. 

Hindhead is supported by a national body of schools and a central head office based in Warwickshire who are all proud to be a part of a global organisation. Hindhead Campus works “determinedly as a cohesive team to drive forward an ambitious plan for the school based on clear values which are fully understood and supported by the whole community.” School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

Focus schools seek to promote excellence in education and enjoy outstanding student achievement, engagement and behaviour, reflecting the Christian ethos and values of the school. Hindhead students are “well-mannered, considerate, enthusiastic learners who play a major role in creating a harmonious school community”, School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

The successful applicant will:

  • Be adaptable, resilient and have a desire to make a lasting difference to the lives of our students
  • Have relevant qualifications or experience working with young people with special needs
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive team
  • Be caring and enthusiastic
  • Respect the school’s aims and values

In return we offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and respectful students
  • Modest class sizes
  • An already successful school with excellent and outstanding aspects 
  • A strong team of specialist staff
  • Support from colleagues within the network of Focus regional schools
  • New exciting concepts in education, which include Self-Directed Learning across all Focus Schools

“Safeguarding is at the heart of this school” and where “students safety is paramount.” School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

Please visit our website: http://hindhead.focus-school.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn for further information relating to our schools.

Affiliated to Focus Learning Trust which provides direction and support to 26 UK schools. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure.