The Bridge School
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is seeking to appoint permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA)
Grade 12 actual annual gross salary £19,499 – £22,399.
Salary dependent on experience
37 hours per week for 39 weeks per year – (Term time plus 5 INSET days)
Hours of work: Monday – Thursday 08.30 – 4.20 and Friday 08.30 – 3.50
The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools. We provide services through a number of centres for students who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. All students are referred through their mainstream schools in the Sedgemoor area.
We are looking for experienced HLTAs to join our team and work within our multi-site school in the Bridgwater area. The post will include planning, leading and delivering a subject under the direction of a teacher. Ideally you should have experience of working with young people who may have significant gaps in their education to help them re-engage in their learning.
You will be expected to demonstrate:
- Excellent communication skills
- An awareness of safeguarding young people (although full training will be provided)
- An understanding of how children and young people learn
- An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
- Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
We are committed to offering our staff a high-quality induction, performance management and opportunities for professional development.
If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our students, we would very much like to hear from you.
Please contact Dave Kennedy Head of School should you need any further information or to arrange a visit. Enquiries are welcomed, please call 01278 421148
Closing date: Friday 16 September 2022
Interviews will take place: TBC
The Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.
Tel 01278 421148