Secondary HLTA - Female PE (Car Driver)

Location: Camden Town
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11251492
Salary: £70 - £90 per day
Job Published: 11 days ago
HLTA - GIRLS PE

We require dedicated, talented and energetic Higher Level Teaching Assistants to work at the School. The posts will be based within both the PE and SEND Department with allocated time working within both faculty areas.

For parents with students who have Special Educational Needs we are the most popular school in Haringey. Currently approximately 12% of students at Heartlands are on the SEN register and we have approximately 60 children with Education and Health Care Plans with a range of needs including ASD, ADHD, global learning difficulties, SEMH, physical and speech and language needs. Our aim is to support the needs of all students to enable them to access the curriculum. We welcome candidates with focused subject knowledge as well as those with a SEND background. There will be good opportunities for developing the right candidate's career at the school through a thorough training programme. We also consider applications for potential teacher training opportunities from our Higher Level Teaching Assistants. Due to the nature of the job, this position is only available for female applicants • supervising the girls' changing rooms

• Experience of working with or caring for students with additional needs in the 10-18 • Interest in one or some of netball, basketball, dance, trampolining or football.
• Willingness to engage with extra-curricular clubs.
• Flexible approach to working hours
• Good Literacy and Numeracy skills and qualifications
• Good working knowledge of relevant policies and codes of practice
• Ability to help deliver interventions for students with a range of needs
• Ability to assist with teaching and coaching a wide range of students in varying sports
• Ability to use ICT and technology to support learning
• First aid training or the willingness to undertake it
• Understanding of the issues, processes and professionals around safeguarding Children
• A determination to ensure that all students are given the chance to succeed
• Understanding of the issues around working with students with all levels of Special Educational Needs and EAL
• Some understanding of current educational issues, especially those related to SEN, and of the challenges and possibilities associated with inclusion within an urban environment
• Commitment to equal opportunities
• Understanding of child development
• Willingness to reflect on your own practice and develop as a professional.

Training and Qualifications
• Ability to use ICT and technology to support learning
• First aid training or the willingness to undertake it
• Sports coaching qualifications in schools

Relationships with Young People
• Some experience of working with or caring for students in the 10-18 age range
• Ability to relate well to, and communicate with, children and adults
• Understanding of the issues around safeguarding children

Equal Opportunities
• A determination to ensure that all students are given the chance to succeed
• Commitment to equal opportunities

Professional Knowledge and Understanding
• Some understanding of the issues around working with students with Special Educational Needs and EAL
• Some understanding of current educational issues, especially those related to SEN, and of the challenges and possibilities associated with inclusion within an urban environment
• Some understanding of child development

Other
• Clean Driving License (mini bus training desirable)