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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/24/283564
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 13:37 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Band G (SCP 20 - 25)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

Merefield School

Westminster Drive, Southport, Merseyside.  PR8 2QZ

Tel:  01704 577163

Email:  recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk

Headteacher: Miss Jo Sharpe

 

Position: Higher Level Teaching Assistant L3 (HLTA)

Term: Fixed term until 31st August 2025

Start date: 1st September 2024

Salary: Band G (SCP 20-25)

£26,289 - £29,455 per annum

£16.13 - £18.08 per hour

Working hours: 36 hours per week, 

between the hours of 8.50am and 5.15pm

Term Time Plus 5 INSET days 

 

Merefield School is an all age, 3-19  special school in Ainsdale.  We cater for up to 110 students with severe and complex learning needs.  We have carefully and meticulously created a curriculum that stimulates and challenges each of our students based on their individual needs and starting points.  Our personalised approach and tailored assessment systems ensure that all students make outstanding progress during their time at Merefield School.

 

The governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and creative practitioner to join our team.  The role of HLTA  involves teaching across all Key Stages, covering PPA time or providing cover for class teachers.  You will be required to plan and deliver sessions and assess pupil’s progress.  The successful candidate will also act as an extended school coordinator. 

 

 If you want to make a difference to young people’s lives, are inspiring, highly motivated and hard working, we look forward to receiving your application. 

  

We are looking for someone who is:

 

  • An outstanding classroom practitioner with recent teaching or cover experience in an SEN school
  • Dedicated to the welfare, safeguarding and achievement of every child
  • Able to inspire, challenge and motivate all students and lead by example
  • Creative, innovative and has a passion for improvement
  • Forward thinking and committed to raising standards
  • Organised and has highly developed communication skills and able to communicate effectively with colleagues, families and other professionals
  • Able to demonstrate they can deliver educational progress and outcomes for SEND children. 
  • Knowledgeable about the learning needs of students with a range of barriers to overcome 
  • A reflective practitioner who is committed to personal development and willing to learn
  • Able to demonstrate their commitment to child centred values
  • Committed to promoting pupil attendance with an excellent personal attendance record

 

Merefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

 

Completed application forms can be returned to the school via post or emailed to Gemma Parker, School Business Manager;  recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk or posted directly to school and marked for the attention of Miss Jo Sharpe.

 

Visits to the school are welcome, by appointment only.  Please contact Gemma Parker to arrange.

 

Closing date: 21/6/24 9am

Shortlisting: 21/6/24

Interview: 1&2/07/2024

Downloads

  • Merefield Higher Level Teaching Assistant Application Form
  • Merefield Higher Level Teaching Assistant JD & Person Specification

How to Apply

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  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/24/283564
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 13:37 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Band G (SCP 20 - 25)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

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