Hillcrest Jubilee School is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated education provision that provides support to c31 pupils aged 8-16 year with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The School has an excellent reputation for providing highly effective education, therapy, welfare and support to all children and young people that they teach. The curriculum at our education provision provides a structured and supportive environment and is planned to meet the personal, academic and pastoral needs of the pupils at each stage of their schooling. We are within a commutable distance of Havant, Portsmouth, Southampton, Fareham, Chichester and Petersfield and other surrounding towns and villages..
Job Summary and Duties
Working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will have a passion to work with and support children who have experienced a range of setbacks in and outside of the classroom environment. The successful candidate will have a varied role, which will involve working under the direction of the Teacher to help with the development and implementation of individual pupil’s education and behaviour plans, whilst also mentoring and supervising other Teaching Assistants.
The role of Higher Level Teaching Assistant is offered on a full time, permanent basis, working 40 hours per week (term time only). We are looking for a confident, dynamic and dedicated individual.
Following a through induction and training programme, your duties will include:
- Promoting independence and employing strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
- Covering any absence of the Teacher in the delivery of lessons
- Managing the supervision of pupils excluded or not working from a normal timetable
- Providing feedback to all pupils relating to their progress, achievement, behaviour and attendance
- Supervising other Teaching Assistants and being a representative at appropriate staff meetings
Key Skills Required
- Hold a QCF Level 3 for teaching assistants or an equivalent qualification
- Experience of working within an educational environment
- Knowledge of the national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
- Ability to recognise conflict and challenging behaviour
- Confidently able to organise, lead and motivate a team
Please apply online now or call the Recruitment team on 0330 998 0441
Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.
Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.