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Job details
Employer Hoe Valley School
Location Surrey
Salary £17,000 - £19,000 actual salary
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Senior Teaching Assistant, September start

Hoe Valley School is a four-form entry secondary school that opened in September 2015 to serve the local community of South Woking. The School follows the national curriculum and offers an extended day and allowing time for additional Maths, English, Enrichment and project based learning.  

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous teaching assistant to join our dedicated team in leading the School on its journey to becoming an established outstanding community School.  

Our new Senior Teaching Assistant will will work within a team of Teaching Assistants to contribute to improving standards in English and Maths and work with students on a 1:1 level and with small groups. You will support students ensuring they meet the objectives of the lesson and promote the inclusion of all students in the school curriculum and support students with complex needs as appropriate.

Our Senior TA will also interchange with the class teacher and lead whole class learning to allow the teacher to focus on individuals and groups of students in order to ensure the progress of all students. They will inform IEPs, contribute to target setting and review meetings and ensure the provision for SEN students is high quality and meaningful. The successful candidate will lead on the deployment of ‘Catch Up’ funding.

About you:  

-You will have A* - C grade in English and Maths at GCSE level or equivalent

-You will have experience as a TA in an educational setting working with 1:1 and small groups

-You will share the school's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels

-You will have excellent interpersonal skills and strong levels of numeracy, written and oral communication

-You will be a team player who is willing to support all aspects of School life  

-Evidence of relevant training as an H.L.T.A, in E.L.S.A or and/or phonics would be an advantage although not essential. 

About us:  

-Our staff feedback shows we have a team who feel trusted, listened to and who have a healthy work life balance.   

-The excellent behaviour of our students and our resistance to any unnecessary paperwork means staff can really focus on teaching and learning.  

-All of our team have a bespoke CPD programme in place and share best practice across faculties. 

Colleague Benefits:  

-Our staff are offered childcare vouchers, reduced gym membership at our neighbouring sports facilities and have access to convenient free parking.  

-The School term is shorter than a maintained School  to recognise and reward the commitment of our staff. 

Potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the School or to contact the SENCO for an informal conversation.  

This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to be part of a School's development and to see your career grow as the School grows.  

Please send applications and queries to  

Deadline for application is: 

Tuesday 20th June 2017 

Interviews will be held on: 

Wednesday 5th July 2017  

Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline for applications will be accepted as valid applications.   

CV’s will not be accepted as applications.  No recruitment agencies please.

About the employer

At Hoe Valley School we believe that with inspiring teaching, an exciting and challenging curriculum and a safe space where students can take risks with their learning all students will thrive and realise their potential.

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Information about Hoe Valley School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Woking Park
Kingfield Road
GU22 9AA
United Kingdom