West Midlands, WV4 Leigham Stone
Permanent/Full Time £22,000.00 - £25,000.00

Posted 3 days ago

SEN HLTA in Wolverhampton

Position: SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications)

Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time Only

Location: Wolverhampton

Start Date: September

An SEMH School based in Wolverhampton is looking for a HLTA jop join the school on a permanent basis in September 2024. The school provides a tailored education for up to 80 pupils aged 5-19 with ASC/SEMH needs. The creative and personalized curriculum ensures the best opportunities for our pupils to succeed. The school are seeking a fun, passionate, dedicated, and driven HLTA to support our Headteacher’s vision for the school environment. With a supportive culture, positive ethos, strong teamwork, and opportunities for career growth within the Trust, they offer a truly unique workplace. They could even start employment before August 2024.

The Role:

Support the growth of the school and the Teaching Assistant team, mentoring newly appointed staff.

Have a firm knowledge of ASC practice and support its delivery across the school.

Assist the Class Teacher and SENCO with day-to-day classroom activities and teach whole classes, groups, and individual lessons.

Take the lead in the absence of a Class Teacher, assessing, recording, and reporting on student development, progress, and attainment.

Understand and implement the Class Teacher’s curriculum plans, preparing and delivering teaching and learning activities.

Support care needs and positive behaviour management tailored to individual children.

Establish warm, supportive relationships with pupils, promoting independence and personal development.

Maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

Be flexible and willing to assist wherever required in the SEN environment.


Successful candidates will likely demonstrate:

A Higher Level Teaching Assistant Diploma or equivalent Level 4 qualification (desirable) or willingness to complete.

Full UK driving licence and access to a car (desirable).

GCSE pass at grade C (or 4 in the new system) in English and Maths.

Relevant experience with SEN or SEMH/ASD pupils.

Understanding of Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.

Experience managing various behavioural approaches, including challenging behaviours.

Adaptability and a child-first approach, treating each pupil as an individual.

Positivity and creativity in meeting pupils’ individual needs.

What’s on offer:

Training and Development: The school offer a range of programs and opportunities to help you improve your skills and advance your career.

Perkbox Benefits: Save money on bills, food, phone plans, gym memberships, insurance, and more. Includes cycle-to-work and car schemes.

Competitive Pay and Rewards: Annual market rate comparison to ensure competitive pay. Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Pension, and Life Assurance.

UK Health Cash Plan: Cover for day-to-day healthcare expenses such as optician and dental bills. Option to add partner coverage.

Employee Assistance Programme: Support for a wide variety of issues, with online tools, information, and a free 24/7 counselling service.

Refer a Friend: The schools offers an excellent referral scheme if you refer anyone to them

How to Apply:

Please complete an online application form, ensuring all employment and education details are included.


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