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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Broomhill Bank School (Tunbridge Wells), Royal Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-7002-478S
  • Posted:01/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 Plus SENA
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:14/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 18th July 2022

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding school. We are seeking inspiring and committed Higher Level Teaching Assistants. We are very keen to hear from individuals who have a particular interest in the pastoral and wellbeing areas, either experienced or willing to learn. 

Broomhill Bank School is not just a place to teach, but to educate. Through a whole school holistic approach, we focus on both academic and wider skills to prepare and develop every child for their life ahead.

Our students are aged 11-19 years and all have an Education, Health & Care Plan; they have communication and interaction difficulties, often related to Autism. With class sizes of 10 and with additional adult support, we tailor our curriculum and classroom delivery to every student’s individual needs. Our students make good progress thanks to the high-quality teaching and as we are a multi-agency team consisting of Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Pastoral Team and Residential Team.

We welcome Higher Level Teaching Assistants at any stage of their career, from mainstream or special education as we provide a programme of specialist training for all new members of staff, in addition to our ongoing CPD programme.

Broomhill Bank School is committed to recruiting talented, highly skilled Higher Level Teaching Assistants.

We are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistants who:

  • Believe, inspire, achieve and motivate students to learn
  • Enjoy working and forging positive relationships with young people
  • Provide a model of excellence in terms of teaching & learning and role modelling.
  • Have an enthusiasm for new approaches and implementation of your ideas
  • Are reflective practitioners with a “can do” approach to teaching and with a passion to raise standards
  • Have the ability to support all children to explore and reach their full potential, and become well rounded, well balanced and confident people
  • Are ambitious, professional and are committed to further personal development
  • Are committed to working as part of a dynamic team of professionals both in and out of the classroom.

 In return we can offer you:

  • To be part of a resilient and talented body of staff who work tirelessly every day to transform the lives of young people
  • To work in a collaborative and supportive team who remain calm, positive and creative which promotes unity as we resolve emerging challenges together
  • Staff development which is key to our school improvement plan. Expectations are high and there is an array of bespoke support and development opportunities available through our excellent CPD Programme consisting of Twilight sessions, online learning and academic courses
  • Our rewards scheme includes:Kent Rewards, Kent Child Care Vouchers, Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you have the enthusiasm and desire to work as part of an exceptionally supportive staff team in our highly successful special school, we would welcome your application. 

Information about the school

Information about the school

Broomhill Bank School is a highly successful, mixed, special school for students with an EHCP relating to their Communication and Interaction needs. We are based on two sites: Broomhill Bank School (West) is in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells and Broomhill Bank School (North) is in Hextable near Swanley. Both sites are attractive with lots of space for our students. We also have extensive plans for new buildings which are currently in development.

We are members of the collaborative group of Kent Special Schools KSENT, which consists of 24 special schools across Kent.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).