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HLTA/Sports/Swim Lead

Job Title: PE/Sports/swimming Learning Lead - Higher Level Teaching Assistant – specialist role Closing Date: 25.05.2022

Interview Date: w/c 06.06.2022

Contract Type: Permanent – 33.75 hours per week. 39 working weeks, holiday entitlement means paid for 45.248 weeks

Salary: £22,500.00 (FTE)

Base: Doubletrees School

Start date: As soon as possible

This is an exciting new role for our school and you would have the opportunity to shape the futures of our young people and enable them to have opportunities that they over wise may not have.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring individual to work with colleagues as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for pupils with SEND. The successful candidate will be learning activities for class groups in PE, sports & games, swimming and physical development. This may include inter-school or community sporting events. You would provide assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities, and ensuring safeguarding of pupils.

This is an exciting training and professional development opportunity, to join our team and to support the school in line with its shared values and improvement priorities.

Doubletrees School provides a creative and ambitious centre of learning for over 100 pupils with a range of complex learning and communication needs aged from 2-19 years.

The school is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.

We are seeking to appoint self-motivated, caring and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistants. As a key member of staff you will work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers and to cover PPA. A passion for supporting young people with complex learning, ASD and sensory needs is vital.

Doubletrees School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.

Please visit the school website www.doubletrees.org.uk for further information and an application pack.

Completed applications should be returned to Lorna Rabey lrabey@doubletrees.org.uk

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.