William Perkin Church of England High School, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8PR is seeking to appoint a
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Hours: 35 per week, term-time only
Salary: Grade 7, scale points 23 - 25
The pro-rata starting salary for 35 hours per week, term time only, is £26,456pa (grade 7 point 23)
Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 25th February 2020
Interview date: Week beginning 2nd March 2020 (date tbc)
Start date: as soon as possible
Duration: this is an event-linked role to 31st August 2020 in the first instance, with strong possibility of extension for one further year.
We are looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support the KS3 & KS4 curriculum and to support identified underachieving students. Working closely with the SENCO the new post-holder will also have the opportunity to write and deliver a structured executive functioning programme and organisational and planning programme to particular students, to deliver an anxiety/anger management programme and reinforcement of therapy strategies, and to deliver Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language programmes. Previous experience in supporting high functioning autistic students with high levels of anxiety is essential for this role. For more details about the role please see the job description.
• Excellent relationships within a strong team
• On-the-job learning and development opportunities
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
Successful Candidates will have:
• Recent experience of working with secondary age children, and previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or similar role
• Previous experience of working with autistic students with high levels of anxiety
• Energy and enthusiasm
• A commitment to the ethos of the school
For more information about the school please see the William Perkin website, and for more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies
William Perkin CE High School, Greenford
William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has seven year groups (7 - 13) totalling almost 1,400 students. The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016) and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants. The Twyford Trust’s fourth school – Ada Lovelace CE High School – opened in September 2018 and is temporarily based in additional accommodation at the William Perkin site until its own new building opens in September 2020. Ada Lovelace currently has 257 students in Years 7 and 8.