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Teaching Assistant 3

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: One year 

Closing date: Wednesday 31 August 2022, 9 am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Hailsham Community College Academy Trust
Battle Road
Hailsham 
BN27 1DT

Phone:        01323 841468
Email:          Job.vacancies@hccat.net ​
Website:      www.hccat.net

Please note, we do not accept CVs.
 

Teaching Assistant 3 (Learning Support HUB) – Hailsham Community College Academy Trust – Required from October 2022

Come join our thriving 2-19 all-through college on its journey towards excellence!

Our two-form entry primary phase opened in September 2019 and opening in September 2022 our brand new state-of-the-art development on the secondary site.  New facilities include a three-storey teaching block containing 22 classrooms and SEND hub, a fully refurbished Post 16 Learning Centre and a floodlit all-weather sports pitch to complement our already extensive sporting facilities.

Hours: 30 hours per week – Term Time Only – Monday to Friday working times TBC
Salary: Single Status Grade 4 point 9 to 10, £19,264 to £19,650, actual starting salary £13,411 per annum
Contract: Fixed term initially for 1 year 

This is an exiting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children with vision impairment, some of whom have additional needs. 

You will work along side teachers and be responsible both for supporting the student to access learning, facilitating their independence but also for their safety and wellbeing. 

You will be involved in preparing resources into a tactile format-braille and tactile diagrams.

We are looking for a candidate that has had experience of working with children and young people in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Experience of working with children with vision impairment would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. 

You will be an enthusiastic and motivated. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability to work independently, and under time constraints. Being well organised and able to meet deadlines is essential.

You will:

  • Be committed to consistency, aspiration and standards
  • Have relevant knowledge and skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, particularly with young people.
  • Work with tenacity and enthusiasm

We can offer:

  • A school committed to consistency and sustained improvement
  • A hardworking and dedicated team
  • A friendly and supportive atmosphere
  •  A supportive Leadership Team
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Membership to Benenden Health Care, where the Academy pays for half the membership. 
  • The opportunity to pay into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most generous pension schemes in the UK. 

To apply, please download the relevant application form from our website above, completed applications can be emailed to job.vacancies@hccat.net

Hailsham Community College Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS clearance.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
 

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/26180

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hailsham

  • Salary
  • £19,264 to £19,650

  • Closing date
  • 31 August 2022

  • Organisation
  • Hailsham Community College Academy Trust

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education