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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

£18,943 pro rata
Opus Education Recruitment
Posted 12/06/2020

Closing Date: 10/07/2020

Contract type: Permanent variable, 36.25 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD
days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks per year)
This specialist SEND provision is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and
inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for
everyone. We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic HLTA to work as part of a wider
team from September 2020.
We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our
friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest
priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and Teaching
Assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of
supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with
the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.
The successful candidate will have:
• A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an
educational setting
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• A good understanding of safeguarding children
• High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
• An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.
A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together and
roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs. We are committed to safeguarding children
and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring
Service (DBS) check.

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