Senior Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Thriftwood College

Thriftwood School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC7063-131S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6, point 12 (range 12-17)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 16th June 2022  

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Senior Higher Level Teaching Assistant - 32.08 hours per week
with an interest in teaching the Wellbeing curriculum and Environment curriculum and having tutor responsibility.

LGPCD Pay Scale: 6, Point 12 (Range 12-17)
Term time plus one week (40wpa to include Inset Days)
Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £22,571.00 - £24,920.00 per annum
Actual Salary: From £17,115.01 (point 12) under 5 years' service to £19,144.83 (point 17) over 5 years' service, per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience and length of service

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022 12noon
Interview Date: Thursday 16th June 2022 (AM)

Required 1st September 2022
We have an exciting new opening for a Senior Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work with students aged 14-19 on the College site. This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of an innovative, inspiring learning environment with high expectations of students and staff. Team-work and the pupils are at the heart of everything we do, making Thriftwood a truly fantastic place to work.

The role includes:

· To work in partnership with Class Teachers to support pupil' needs and learning in line with the college curriculum, codes of practice and college policies and procedures;

· To cover classes as required in the absence of the teacher. Senior HLTAs will plan, prepare and deliver lessons to progress pupils' learning and assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment as agreed with the teacher;

· To plan and deliver the Wellbeing curriculum and Environment curriculum in liaison with the Class Teacher and to undertake tutor responsibility.

What we offer:

· A busy and creative learning environment

· A highly supportive team of staff

· Career pathways

· High quality professional development opportunities for all staff

· Parents and staff who work hard together in the interests of all pupils

· Varied and interesting work

· A supportive Trust

Full details can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification information.

A SEAX Trust application form MUST BE COMPLETED - available on the school & college website at with additional information, Essex Job Scene website or on request from the college office by calling 01245 262779
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Information about the School

Thriftwood is an outstanding SEND School and College, offering a wealth of opportunities and experiences to its pupils, their families and staff. It is based on two sites in Chelmsford; Thriftwood School site lies in Galleywood and Thriftwood College in Melbourne. It forms a part of the SEAX Multi-Academy Trust, which encompasses provisions across Essex and the Trust Headquarters are based at Thriftwood College.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Gemma Baker
Tracey Imhof
Slades Lane
Galleywood, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 8RW
Telephone: 01245 262779

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