Higher Level Teaching Assistant in Quidenham, United Kingdom

The Aurora Group


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Location: Quidenham, Norwich

Salary: Actual salary £23,479.24 – £25,623.40 dependant on qualifications

Hourly rate: £13.14 – £14.34 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time only – Monday – Friday – 8.30am – 4.30pm (5pm on Thursday, extra half hour taken off on another day)

Aurora White House School

Our Aurora White House School in Quidenham, Norwich are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Aurora White House School provides flexible day placements for students aged 6 to 11 years with communication and associated difficulties or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Some may be on the autistic spectrum or have anxieties and difficulties that create barriers to learning.

To take a virtual look around our school please click here: White House Virtual Tour

Main Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of the Higher Level Teaching Assistant is to support the Class Teacher with all elements of the day to day running of the class and to teach whole classes, groups and individual lessons in consultation with the Class Teacher on a regular basis across a range of classes.

  • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils according to the school’s policies, including safeguarding and PREVENT.

  • To lead in the absence of any Class Teachers across the school.

  • Support the day to day running of classes across the school and take the lead in the absence of a class teacher.

  • Select and adapt appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities

  • Reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

  • Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment

  • Participate in the planning and evaluation of learning activities.

  • Be a role model for new staff and supervise and guide less experienced TAs.

  • Further professional development by engaging in reflective practices and continuous professional development and appraisal, including attending all statutory training provided by the school.

  • Contribute to the community life of the school by taking an active part in the preparation and celebration of both community and multi-cultural events.

  • Respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and undertake duties and tasks to the highest ability in order to achieve the smooth running of the school.

For the full job description please contact Liz from the recruitment team [email protected]

  • The Higher Level Teaching Assistant Diploma or equivalent Level 4 qualification, or demonstrate equivalent skill level.

  • GCSE pass above C (or 4 in the new GCSE system) in English and Maths

    Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with SEN, SLD/PMLD, ADHD and ASD

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge.

  • Experience working within education is advantageous

  • Experience of working within a multi-cultural, inclusive setting

Due to the rural location of the school, candidates are strongly advised to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance and Pension

  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

How to Apply:

You can apply online by completing our online application form. For more information on this position please contact Liz on 07918 585258 / [email protected]

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.

Job ID: 2023-3866

External Company URL: https://www.the-aurora-group.com/

Post End Date: 12/05/2023

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