Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Stone Bay School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-7058-50S
  • Posted:07/02/2019
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:01/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 11th March 2019


  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the needs of students with ASD and challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competency in approaches to managing challenging behaviours. To act as a role model and establish a clear framework for discipline in line with the school’s policies
  • Use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support students’ learning, establishing productive working relationships, promoting inclusion and working to support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to individual needs. This will ensure equality of opportunity and that learning outcomes are achieved for all students
  • Fully understand the requirements of the National Curriculum, Foundation Learning, ASDAN and other relevant learning programmes
  • Organise and manage an appropriate learning environment and plan teaching and learning objectives to ensure student progress and development
  • Implement the individual education programmes of students thereby contributing to individual student progress
  • Understand the school’s assessment procedures and data input processes. To collect and input data, as appropriate, in order to monitor individual student progress
  • Administer assessments as required, maintaining accurate records
  • Liaise closely with the Communication Team to ensure students’ programmes are implemented and outcomes recorded
  • Provide feedback to students in terms of assessment of Learning Objectives
  • Be able to devise and implement structured learning activities within and beyond the classroom
  • Work collaboratively with Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) in the class and key stage in order to promote Learning Support Skills and Competencies
  • Ensure that Risk Assessments are carried out appropriately and be involved in the update of individual student Risk Assessments as required due to changes in need and/or behaviours
  • Provide teaching cover for teachers in all areas of the school as and when required
  • Attend and contribute, as appropriate, to class, key stage and whole school staff meetings including attendance at teachers’ meetings
  • Evidence of wider commitment to the needs of the school, e.g. delivering extracurricular activities, mentoring, etc


Information about the school

Stone Bay School is situated in the seaside town of Broadstairs, Kent and is often described as unique. We specialise in providing both day and residential education for pupils aged 8 to 19 years who have profound, severe and complex additional needs, all come with a diagnosed autistic spectrum disorder, most with additional comorbidities. All have an Education Health Care plan or for an ever-decreasing minority, a statement of special educational need. At Stone Bay School we believe that every student is entitled to the very best possible education, delivered in an environment that is both safe and, conducive to learning. We work tirelessly to ensure we get this just right for all our students.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 866652


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