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Job Ref No. ECC6073-94 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: B3 p6-17: FTE £21368 - £26567 pro-rated (PLUS *)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: Continuous  

Job Description

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** Recruitment incentives **

  • Pension
  • Annual pay rises
  • Stability and job security
  • Shorter term times (38 weeks)
  • Therapeutic approach to pupil behaviour and provision, fantastic team to work with
  • Substantial, paid non-contact time each day
  • Generous budgets for resources for subject delivery, ICT kit, staff training, schemes of work provided
  • Staff retreats and 'thank you' events throughout the year
  • Refreshments provided

Higher Level Teaching Assistant -36.5 hours per week (daily unpaid 30 mins lunch break)
Directed hours: Mondays 8.30 - 5.30
Tuesdays to Fridays 8.30 - 4.00
5 days per week, term time only.
Required to start asap.

We are looking for a positive, flexible, compassionate person to join our friendly team at this independent special school for 12 pupils, which opened in September 2019. We have exciting opportunities for applicants who wish to develop their skills and experience in this area, as you will be delivering, or trained to deliver parts of a tailor-made curriculum for a child or small group, with support from the class teacher. Children are in classes / key groups of 5 or 6 and are taught in these small groups or on a one to one basis. Lessons are at the school and activities are planned around the local area, using specialist support teams for extra curricular activities and you will be required to transport and accompany children to these. Ownership and use of a car full time, as well as a full driving license, is therefore essential. Pupils are aged between 6 and 16 years of age.

The successful applicant will need to have substantial recent school based experience including supporting and teaching pupils with SEN. We also welcome applications from experienced Learning Support Assistants who desire to progress to Higher Level Teaching Assistant status but have not yet achieved HLTA status. Full financial support and training will be given throughout the duration of the course.

Please note, we wil shortlist and interview as soon as applications are received rather than waiting for the closing date; therefore, please do get your application in as soon as possible.

Information about the School

Clarity Independent School is a special needs school for pupils with complex profiles of learning and SEND. We take pupils aged between 6 and 16 years and all pupils are referred to the school by the Statutory Assessment team of Essex Local Authority, based at Essex House in Colchester. We have 12 places.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Debbie Hanson
Bridge Farm Barn (opposite Mayes Lane)
Woodhill Road
Sandon, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 7SG
Telephone: 01245 408 606

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