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Teaching Assistant (L3)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/11/2016 23:59
£15,909.1 - £16,949.46 per annum
Hours per week:
32.5 Hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Stockton on Tees
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Nov

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Further information

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust consists of three academies, Abbey Hill Academy, Westlands Academy and Green Gates Academy, serving a population of 400 students aged 5 to 19 with a broad range of learning difficulties.

Westlands Academy is situated in Thornaby and provides for 75 students aged 11 to 16 years who have SEMHD, as well as other learning difficulties and in addition has a 15 place residential unit. The post at Westlands Academy requires working with young people at KS3/4 who present challenging behavior.

We are seeking an outstanding, creative and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our team at Westlands Academy. The right candidates will need to be enthusiastic and inspirational with high expectations of our children and themselves.

Previous experience of working with students with SEMHD would be desirable but not essential. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential requirements of this post.

We offer a collaborative and supportive environment where staff are valued and nurtured and your input, enthusiasm and talents will be welcomed and appreciated as you join us on an exciting stage of our journey.

Visits to the academy are welcome. To arrange this and/or to obtain an application form and further information please e-mail Sharon McHale, Head of Human Resources on sharon.mchale@horizonstrust.org.uk. Please do not contact Westlands Academy directly.

Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon on the closing date to:
Sharon McHale, Head of HR by email to sharon.mchale@horizonstrust.org.uk or by post to Sharon McHale, Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton-on-Tees. TS19 8BU.

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