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One to One Learning Support Assistant

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and patient Learning Support Assistant to join our hardworking and supportive team, as soon as possible.  This unique role involves working on a one to one basis with a pupil in Year 4, as part of their EHCP.  The ideal candidate will have an understanding of communication and language needs, Dyspraxia and autism. An experience of delivering interventions as well as one to one classroom support, is highly desirable.

At Hilden Grange pupils are taught by specialist teachers for all subjects from Year 3 upwards. The role would include one to one support during academic lessons as well as delivering interventions for Speech and Language, Social Stories, handwriting and BEAM.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • has experience of working with children with communication and language needs, ASC and Dyspraxia
  • has experience in delivering interventions
  • has good communication skills and a flexible attitude
  • has good English and maths skills
  • has effective time management and an ability to work using their own initiative.

To be considered for this position you must ideally possess relevant NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) qualifications or above.  Candidates should also have English and Maths GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent.

Start date:         June 2022 or as soon as possible

Hours:                Full-time, fixed term (2.5 years maximum, linked to a child with funding that is reviewed annually). The role is term time only, 29.5 hours a week (8.30am to 4pm – except for Tuesdays – 3pm finish and Thursdays – 2pm finish due to sports afternoons).

Salary:                A salary of £18000 – £25000 per annum will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be on the Alpha Plus scale.  

Hilden Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All staff are trained in child protection and understand to report concerns by following the safeguarding policies. We ensure all candidates are properly police-checked, and the successful candidate will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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To apply for this role please click the link below or click apply to follow the link to our careers portal and complete our on-line application process.

Please note that we will not be offering tours of the school prior to interview, a tour will form part of the interview process.  Our website provides a lot of information about us and hopefully it will give you a feel of life at Hilden Grange.

Application closing date: Tuesday, 17th May 2022, however the school reserves the right to appoint before the deadline.

Interviews: Week commencing 23rd May 2022

We reserve the right to close the advert early, if a suitable candidate is appointed and therefore we encourage early application.

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Early Years Open Morning, Friday June 17th

You are warmly invited to join us at our EYFS (Nursery and Reception) and Pre-Prep Open Morning on Friday, 17th June 2022.

Refreshments will be available from 9.30am in the school dining hall. Mr Gough, Headmaster, and Mrs Sowerby, Head of Pre-Prep and Early Years, will be giving a short welcome talk at 9.45am, followed by tours of the school.

Book your place here

We currently have a few Reception places for September 2022.