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Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Dyslexia & SpLD Focus

Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Dyslexia & SpLD Focus

Posted 15 April by Hampton Academies Trust

We are currently looking for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our successful Achievement Support team at Hampton Gardens, providing specialised support to students with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) needs. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with an experienced SENDCo and provide ongoing support to Level 1 and Level 2 Teaching Assistants within the team.

In this role you will play a pivotal role, screening and assessing students in order to produce Individual Support Plans and individualised work programmes. You will implement Individual Provision Mapping and monitor and assess progress by planning and carrying out reading assessments.

The successful candidate will have previous experience working as a Level 2 Teaching Assistant (or equivalent role), with experience working across the curriculum and delivering activities to small groups. You may already hold British Dyslexia Association accreditation or be looking to achieve this. You can expect the support and experience needed to achieve the required qualification within this role.

You will work 32.5 hours per week in this role, term time plus 5 days per year. 3 days will be for staff training days in September and January. The remaining 2 days will be for SEN review meetings and training and will be agreed in advance with your line manager.

Working Hours and Salary (Grade 7):

Monday to Friday 8.15am to 3.30pm (with a 45-minute unpaid lunch break)

Full-time equivalent salary (52 weeks) From £26,421 to £29,777

Actual salary (32.5 hrs / term time only + 5 days) From: £19,872 to: £22,396

We welcome applications from candidates who:

  • Possess the ability to inspire and motivate, and who have a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Have consistently high expectations with the drive to help all students achieve their full potential.
  • Are an exceptional team player and who enjoys supporting and working collaboratively with others.
  • Have the skill to form positive relationships for learning with all staff, students and parents.
  • Share our vision to deliver outstanding education for children and young adults and the commitment to make a difference to outcomes and achievements of students who attend HAT schools.

What we can offer you in return:

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.

Please note we are unable to accept CV's or online applications. Please see the recruitment pack via the linked HAT website for full details of how to apply for this position.

Visits to the school before the application deadline are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the HR department (a contact email address can be found within the recruitment pack on the linked website).

Closing date:9.00am on Monday 29 April 2024.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Reference: 52475096

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