Higher Level Teaching Assistant in Wimborne, United Kingdom

The Aurora Group


Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Aurora Beeches School

Location: Cranborne, Dorset

Salary: £23,479.24 – £25,623.40 (FTE £27,332.00 – £29,828.00)

Hours: 40 hours a week, Term Time Only

At Aurora Beeches, we believe in giving young people the tools and opportunities to create the lives they want for themselves. With high-quality teaching, an excellent level of individual support and a range of expert-led, integrated therapy, we support students with a range of additional learning needs to create and meet their own goals.

The main purpose of the role:

As our Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will support our young people with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

Key duties:

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

  • To be part of the PRICE training team who support staff in behaviour management strategies.

  • Under the guidance of a teacher, implement learning activities and experiences, appropriate to the class group, by supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning

  • Establish a positive relationship with pupils in order to support them in feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn.

  • Work with the children and support their learning, providing further explanation where needed, and work towards

  • Under the guidance of the Teacher, help collate evidence and information that supports pupils’ attainment and progress.

  • Participate in the evaluation of learning activities.

  • Provide meaningful feedback on pupil attainment and progress.

  • Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting pupils’ progress according to the school’s policies in order to monitor and foster pupils’ progress in all areas of learning.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

For the full job description and break down of duties, please contact Adele from the recruitment team [email protected]

Successful candidate qualities:


  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or higher

  • 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

What’s on offer?

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

  • Life assurance

  • 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.

If you are interested in this role then please apply online and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 / [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.

#Reed FTE: £27,332 – £29,828

Job ID: 2023-3961

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

Post End Date: 09/06/2023

Work from home: No

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