Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Posted a week ago by Social Care & Education Jobs Ltd

DT11, Blandford Forum, Dorset
£25,000 - £27,300/annum Actual Salary Plus lots of Benefits

Full Time, Permanent Higher-Level SEN Teaching Assistant, Blandford Forum, Dorset.


  • £14.00 - £15.28 per hour, 40 Hours per week, Term Time Only
  • Annual salary:  £25,015.20 - £27,302.30 (FTE £29,120.00 - £31,782.40)
  • Life assurance, Pension, Car lease scheme, bike to work scheme.
  • Perk-box discount scheme.
  • Fully funded opportunities to gain further qualifications.

We are recruiting for a provider of education, care and support for children and young people living with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities. They have fantastic facilities, and they believe every student can achieve great things. This is an amazing place to work, not only for the work that they do, but for the location in which you do it too.

Your Role
As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant, you will be key in supporting the young people with their learning in a safe environment. Every member of the team has a common goal to empower the young people through learning so they can achieve their goals and a positive future. Each individual student has 1:1 support as well as support in small groups, and your role will be key to providing that support.  Where necessary this may include positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child. 

Essential Criteria

  • Higher Level Teaching Diploma or equivalent Level 4 Qualification is required.
  • Knowledge or experience of working within an educational setting.
  • Experience of pupils/young adults with SEN, SLD, PMLD, ADHD, SEMH and ASD.
  • Minimum GCSE Maths & English at Level 2/C or above is essential.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and having a passion for working within the sector – essential.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • Full driving licence & access to a car.

This provider has a strong commitment towards developing their fantastic team and offering them a clear career pathway.  With fantastic opportunities to develop this is an outstanding School to be part of.

If you are excited by this job vacancy and you meet all the relevant requirements, then please click on apply. We will be happy to tell you more about this job vacancy and answer questions you may have.

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