Maths HLTA

Five Education
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Can you make a positive impact on children who have missed school due to their mental health?

Are you able to make maths fun and engaging?

Would you like to work part-time or full time in an excellent secondary school in Glastonbury?

Five Education is excited to share a new opportunity to join a well-regarded secondary school in Glastonbury. The school requires support with a small SEMH (Social Emotional Mental Health) class. The role is for a HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) who can deliver maths.

The class is a small group of children who have missed a significant amount of school, therefore are working at a lower level than their peers. Some of the children have ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) which means that the person chosen for this role will need to be skilled and experienced in working with vulnerable young people.

The HLTA will be able to address the children's individual SEMH needs whilst teaching them maths. They will have the ability to establish positive and trusting relationships. The right person will have a supportive and engaging style of delivering maths.

This modern school is set in the vibrant town of Glastonbury. The hours are 8.30-15.30. The pay rate is between £75-£100 per day, this is inclusive of holiday pay. The school will consider either part-time or full time.

Responsibilities include:
-Working with the teacher to help the pupils access the maths syllabus, making up for any gaps in learning.
-Supporting the pupils' social and emotional development.
-Helping pupils to learn self-regulation techniques, through a lot of guidance and support.
-Keeping pupils engaged with their work and helping them to make progress.
-Implementing behaviour management tools.
-Working with other TAs and support staff to meet the pupils' needs.
-Working with potentially challenging behaviour and/ or complex needs.

Essential criteria:
-GCSE Maths at grade C or above, as well as some experience of delivering GCSE Maths
-At least 6 months of experience teaching or supporting children with SEMH
-Ideally, experience supporting children who have ACEs
-You will be able to demonstrate positive reinforcement and excellent behaviour management techniques
-A flexible and resourceful approach
-Will have strong communication and empathy skills
-The ability to use relevant technology/equipment
-A can-do attitude

What can Five Education offer you?
-One of the best supply experiences in Bristol - check out our google reviews!
-Free specialised, in-person training in areas such as Team Teach, Makaton, PMLD/SLD -Awareness, Autism Awareness, and more.
-Free DBS (refunded when you work 5 days).
-Subsidised initial DBS cost (we pay £15, you pay £30).
-Specialist support/ mentoring while you are working.

If you think this could be a job for you, please get in touch to find out more.

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 checks including reference checks, TRA checks, and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview. Five Education does not believe in using umbrella bodies, we use PAYE. This isn't comparable with umbrella body pay as there is no admin fee. Five Education pays employers National Insurance on top of the salary. Please note pay rate is for illustration and does include holiday pay.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level

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