HLTA and Deputy SENCO, Birmingham

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Swanshurst SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: 6th January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GR4 £26,470 - £33,136 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Swanshurst is an ‘Outstanding School’ for girls with 1760 students on roll aged 11-19 years.  We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all stages of their career.

We are looking for a highly motivated and well qualified practitioner to take on the role of HLTA and operate as Deputy SENCO including line management Raising Achievement Assistants

You will be working within a strong team of outstanding RAAs and under the leadership of an experienced SENCO.  ‘Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are well supported… these pupils make strong progress’ Ofsted 2017

The successful candidates will require HLTA status or qualification at an equivalent level with substantial experience of supporting students with SEND.

The ability to support students who have a wide range of special educational needs including emotional, social and mental health issues is essential.   The ability to specialise in supporting children with autism or speech and language needs would be an advantage but is not essential.

If you feel that you have the creativity and compassion to support students with SEND across the curriculum while facilitating the development of confidence, self-advocacy and independence then please contact Emma Bastock at emma.bastock@swans.bham.sch.uk for further details. 

Applicants requesting an online application form must also submit a signed copy of their application at the point of being called for interview.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

The School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Closing date for receipt of applications : 12pm Monday 25th November 2019 and Interviews to be held week beginning Monday 2nd December 2019. 

More about Swanshurst School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brook Lane, Billesley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 0TW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 464 2400
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Swanshurst is an "Outstanding School" for girls with 1760 students on roll aged 11-19 years.  Behaviour is exemplary, "...pupils conduct and attitudes are excellent" (Ofsted 2017).

We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all stages of th...