The Southover Partnership - SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Dayo Okunlola
£13,900-£14,500pa (actual salary) depending on Experience
Full Time 9.00am to 3.00pm (30 hours per week)
Closing date As soon as enough applicants received

To be arranged individually

Start date

 September 2020


Giving Special Needs Children a Future Through Education!

The School

We offer full time education and short-term day respite placements for children with statements and Education and Health Care (EHC) plans, usually on the autistic spectrum, or with social, emotional or mental health needs. Learners come from diverse settings; many have a history of disrupted and /or limited schooling.


The Post

We are looking for a HLTA, or a very experienced TA to join our team. You would be working alongside the teacher with an individual pupil or as additional support with a small group of 3-4 children. We offer training and professional development as well as a clearly structured career path.We are very strong on personal development and encourage staff to further themselves, we are currently supporting and sponsoring 4 staff members to complete their Higher Level Teaching Assistant Course, and we plan to do this each year with suitable staff. We also work a shorter hour’s week of only 30 hours, 9am-3pm, and the contact with children is only 9:30am-2:30pm.


The Person

ARE YOU THE PERSON WE ARE LOOKING FOR? You should have the experience, desire and motivation to meet the challenge of working with children with SEN. If you are passionate about making a real difference to young people and can demonstrate your experience of working with pupils with special educational needs, particularly those with autism and/or challenging behaviour, in a structured setting either within the classroom or in youth work, we would love to hear from you. You should be adaptable and an excellent communicator with a commitment to professional development. You will need to have good experiencing of working with SEN children, with a level 2 certificate in a related subject, preferably with the HLTA qualification. IF YOU ARE THIS PERSON, PLEASE APPLY ASAP!


Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

Apply for this position

Please complete our Southover Partnership Application form and send it to Emma Murray, HR Manager at: . Please make it clear that you are applying for a permanent position in our own school. We will not be able to interview you without a completed application form due to safeguarding.

The Southover Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the same commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a range of other recruitment checks.


Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.



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