HLTA Taunton

Five Education
Taunton, UK
19 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Five Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated 'Good' school in Taunton. This school is an all-boys special school that educates students between the ages of 10 & 17. They have a mix of boarding and day students. All students have an EHCP where the primary need is SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs).

This school uses THRIVE and Team Teach, the experience of one or both of these would be an advantage. We are looking for an HLTA to start working with them ASAP. This role is full time and ongoing.

Responsibilities and duties
  • Working on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Supporting students in class and around the school
  • Providing support and guidance to Teaching Assistants
  • Possibly stepping up during PPA time
  • Possibly supporting outside of school on trips etc
  • Supporting students with their academic and social development
  • Helping students who have changed schools multiple times and missed education to catch up and eventually work at the expected level for their age

Essential Criteria:
  • A flexible and resourceful approach
  • A calm demeanour
  • Good behaviour management
  • An HLTA qualification
  • At least 12 months of recent experience working in a school
  • Have a right to work in the UK (A valid visa)
  • Two recent child based references and relevant DBS/Police checks
  • A car/ motorbike is necessary due to the location of the school
  • A valid Team Teach certificate isn't essential but would be an advantage
  • Experience of THRIVE isn't essential but would be an advantage

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check, barred list check, reference checks, face to face interview and professional checks such as teacher's barred list.

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