Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Effingham.

Job Description

Location: Effingham

Salary: £100 – £110 a day.

Full time

Are you a compassionate individual with experience of dealing with challenging behaviour?

Do you have experience in teaching a small group of young people?

Are you looking for a full-time temporary to permanent position?

We are currently recruiting for a HLTA in a small independent special educational needs school. The school is located in the Effingham area and caters for pupils aged 11 to 16 who that experience a range of needs including autism spectrum conditions and associated behaviours. You will be joining a team that take a positive approach to support behaviour and understand that all behaviour is a form of communication, they aim to manage this with compassion whilst maintaining a safe environment.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate a passion for the holistic development of young learners. Use a human first and educator second approach understanding that the pupils experience in mainstream education may have been a difficult one.  You will need to have a consistent and firm approach to challenging behaviour as well as having the skills to build meaningful relationships with the pupils. Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and willing to think on you feet so that all the pupils can meet their full potential.

Your roles and responsibilities include:

  • Leading in the absence of any Class Teachers across the school whilst provide high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.
  • Assist the Class Teacher with carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as outlined in the Professional Standards for Teachers.
  • Monitor pupils conduct and behaviour throughout the learning process and intervene to resolve highly complex, difficult, or very challenging issues and to keep records of incidents, health, behaviour etc. as necessary. Physical intervention training will be provided.
  • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils according to the school’s policies, including safeguarding.

Benefits of working with Masterclass:

  • A dedicated and experienced consultant that specialises in SEN, that will tailor the service to your needs in order to secure your dream role.
  • Continuous support throughout your career journey with FREE CPD.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Focus on your health and well-being as a priority.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply today.

Please be aware that a DBS check will be required as part of the recruitment process.

Job Details

Date Posted

March 12, 2024





Starting Salary

££19,500 - £21,500

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