Learning Support Teaching Assistant
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Contract hours: Term-time only, zero-hours basis
Basis: Temporary in the first instance, until June 2024
Salary: £19.92 per hour
Closing date: 22 November 2023, 12:00 am
Uppingham School, established in 1584, stands as one of Britain’s foremost co-educational independent boarding schools. Nestled in the charming market town of Uppingham, amidst the serene fields of Rutland, the school boasts a rich history and a vibrant academic atmosphere.
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our dynamic team. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational journey of our pupils. Your responsibilities will include planning and delivering targeted 1:1 or small group interventions, recording progress, and creating support plans tailored to individual needs.
Collaboration is key, as you’ll work closely with the Head of Learning Support, Learning Support Administrator, and teachers. The ability to provide various levels of individual attention and support, adapt learning activities, and create resources is essential. The ideal candidate will possess A-level qualifications, an HLTA qualification, and experience working with young people. Excellent communication skills, empathy for the needs of students with SEND, and a flexible, friendly, and professional approach are crucial attributes. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on students’ lives and meet the specified criteria, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.
Your working hours will vary in accordance with student schedules.
The school is committed to offering a range of attractive benefits to its employees, fostering a rewarding work environment. Join us in this exciting opportunity and become a part of our dedicated team. Benefits include:
- 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
- Free annual membership of dual-use Sports Centre (joining fee)
- Free staff lunches in term time
- School fee discount scheme for children of staff
- 25% Holiday Club discount for children of (Uppingham/Maidwell Hall) School
Interview Date: Monday 27th November 2023.
Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.
Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.
Working at Uppingham
Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.