Salary: £18,198 - £20,092 pro rata, £9.70 - £10.70 per hour (Actual Salary £12,986 - £14,338) depending on experience.
Contract type: Fixed term, initially until the end of the 2021 academic year
Working pattern: Part-time and term time only
Closing date: Friday 4 December 2020 at 9am
Interview date: Wednesday 9 December 2020
How to apply: please contact Mr Higgins-Gooch on 01424 429279 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an informal chat or virtual visit.
About the role
SEN Speech & Language Assistant – Part Time
Are you a bright and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, confident in your ability to deliver effective speech and language interventions?
We are seeking to allocate some of our Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium to appoint a SEN Speech & Language Assistant to support pupils predominantly in EYFS and KS1 this academic year.
Ark Blacklands is a popular and over-subscribed school in the heart of Hastings. As part of the Ark schools’ network we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.
This role is part-time and fixed term, initially until the end of the 2021 academic year. The working pattern will be agreed with successful applicant. The role will involve helping to implement work programmes for identified children, assisting in planning and the management and preparation of resources. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development.
The successful candidate will:
• Be a confident, resilient and determined SEN Speech & Language Assistant with previous Speech & Language experience.
• Be empathetic and ensure the schools’ values underpin all that they do.
• Work closely with students, parents, and staff to unlock full potential.
• Use an exciting and innovative approach to learning, both on a 1:1 and group basis.
• Be flexible and confident to support across the school, including those who have additional needs
If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.
Start date: January 2021, or earlier if available
Ark Blacklands Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.