Teaching Assistant, Hillingdon

Closing date:

Meadow High SchoolHillingdon
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,075 - £15,144 + £971
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teaching Assistants

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


£15,075 - £15,144 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting, Scale 1b

Plus £971 Special School Allowance

REF: SCH/16751SR

Location: Hillingdon, Middlesex 

Work Pattern: Core hours are 8:45am - 3:15pm (with the additional hours to be agreed subject to the needs of the school)

Start Date: As soon as possible

We require Teaching Assistants to work with students with SEN and challenging behaviour.

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.  We are particularly interested in people who have experience in catering, sports, hairdressing, job coaching or horticulture for the future development of the school.

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 and enthusiasm is required to work with these pupils. 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;

• 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.

Previous experience is desirable although consideration will be given to applicants with relevant skills. 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: 22 February 2019 - NOON

A group interview will be held on Wednesday 06 March 2019 and successful applicants will be invited for a second interview on Tuesday 12 or Wednesday 13 March 2019

CVs will not be accepted.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks. 

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