Teaching Assistant, Hillingdon

Closing date:

Meadow High SchoolHillingdon
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11,683 - £11,741 + £805
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant(s)

27.5 hours per week, Term Time only + 5 training days 

Permanent Contract

£11,683 - £11,741 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting, Scale 1b

+ £805 Special Schools Allowance

REF: SCH/15645SR

Location: Hillingdon, Middlesex 

Work Pattern: 9:05am - 3:05pm

Start Date: As soon as possible

Due to our expanding roll and the changing needs of our students an opportunity has arisen for a number of Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated team of staff to work with students with SEN and challenging behaviour.

Meadow High School is a special needs school which provides education for secondary aged students aged 11-19 years with moderate and complex needs including challenging behaviour and autism. 

The post involves working alongside teachers, supporting pupils learning environment and personal care. Energy, fitness and enthusiasm to work with these pupils is required. Induction and training including First Aid and Team Teach will be given for this rewarding job which offers the chance to progress. The school had received a good OFSTED report for the quality of the teaching it provides.

Applicants should have:

  • A sound knowledge of Literacy and Numeracy (assessed at interview)
  • A desire for with working with students with moderate and complex learning difficulties
  • Previous experience is desirable although we are more interested in the person and      their ability to support our children
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for supporting children and their learning
  • The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team 
  • A positive attitude and sense of humour
  • A willingness to learn new skills
  • A willingness to undertake personal care of pupils

The successful applicant must have a high standard of written and spoken English.

Applicants who are willing to have training to drive the school minibus are especially welcome.

CLOSING DATE: 27 November 2017 - NOON

INTERVIEWS: A group interview will be held on Monday 4th December and successful applicants will be invited for a second interview on Tuesday 5th December.

CVs will not be accepted 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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