HLTA for CCN BASE - Maternity Cover, Dorset

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Gillingham Primary SchoolDorset
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Start date: 06/01/2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: XS10.8 Grade 9 - £12.85 per hour
Contract term: Maternity Cover

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced HLTA to join the team in our new Complex Communication Needs (CCN) Base to cover the maternity leave of the permanent post-holder starting on 6th January 2020.

You will be required to complement the work of the Base Leader through:

(a) Planning, delivering and assessing learning activities for pupils with CCN, whilst in the Base and/or their mainstream classroom

(b) Managing the CCN Base in the absence of the Base Leader – in conjunction with the Senior Teaching Assistant

We are looking for someone who:

• Is a confident and reflective practitioner with a willingness to take responsibility and respond to feedback

• Can demonstrate knowledge, understanding and experience relating to pupils with high-level SEND; especially CCN, ASC, Speech and Language Difficulties and/or Dyslexia

• Has experience of enabling children with high-level needs to make progress in their learning; applying knowledge of the curriculum appropriately and having high expectations for every child.

• Develops effective relationships with children that enable them to engage well in their learning and develop socially, emotionally and personally.

• Is supportive of a therapeutic approach - both when managing challenging behaviour and in their daily approach (training will be provided)

• Is committed to excellent team-work and communicates effectively with colleagues, parents and children

• Demonstrates emotional resilience and enjoys the challenge of a varied and highly-rewarding role

We can offer you:

• Support and guidance from our experienced team

• Excellent training and development opportunities

• The chance to make a big difference to our school and the children within it.

The school is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children in its care and candidates will be asked to demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding children and complete an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

Visit our website at www.gillinghamprimary.dorset.sch.uk for further details

Closing Date: Sunday 24th November 2019

Interview Date: Monday 2nd December 2019


More about Gillingham Primary School
Address: School Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1747 823245