Job Details

Job Title:         Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Location:        Maben House, Lochmaben

Salary:             £18,180 per annum

Hours:             40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Contract:         Permanent

Are you a Higher Level Teaching Assistant committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

We are looking for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to join our fantastic team at Maben House. As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant, you will support our Teachers in taking a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, maximising children’s achievement, and ability to develop.

This is a great opportunity for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant who is looking to continue their career in Education and is motivated to inspire learning in children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we doWe are looking for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistantwho can work with individual and small groups of children, leading lessons when required, and building relationships with pupils to promote interaction and learning.

You will be looking to bring your previous experience of working in an SEN/ASC environment to a school that shares your vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Having already achieved HLTA statusyou will be calm, engaging, resilient, enjoy working as part of a teambe confident in leading classes and small groups, and be genuinely motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.

About us:

Maben House is purpose built with a separate education facility adjacent to the main house and is registered for up to ten young people aged 8 to 16 plus on admission. Set in an idyllic location on the outskirts of Lochmaben, Maben House offers an excellent environment for a young person coming to terms with their life. Here social work and education staff combine as a professional team, where young people’s abilities are developed through a patient, individualistic approach that makes full use of existing skills and offers new experiences to widen and compliment their horizons.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.