Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA), Gretton School, Cambridge

Gretton School
Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge CB3 0RX

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA)
£19,915 starting salary (depending on experience)
Closing date: 08 July 2022  

Your new school
Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students. The school is growing and developing, it’s integrated therapeutic team are working tirelessly alongside the management team and the teaching and support staff to further develop our fantastic practise and outcomes. This is a really exciting time for Gretton School, its staff and students, do you have what it takes to share the journey, and effectively support the school to its rightful bright future?

Your new role
We are looking for exceptional people to work with our exceptional students. We are recruiting Higher Level Teaching Assistants to start September 2022. The successful candidates will have the ability to support teaching across either the primary or secondary ages and to work with the class teacher to complete annual review paperwork and reports.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • HLTA Qualification (or willingness to complete)
  • GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in both Maths and English
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of Autism as well as a broad knowledge of strategies used for teaching students with ASC
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and be able to adapt to change quickly

We are seeking people who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about supporting the development of social, life and independence skills and who truly want to make a difference in the lives of young people.

What you’ll get in return
Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs. At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, please see our website at https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/gretton-school or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7040

Safeguarding recruitment statement:
Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.