Specialist SEN Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant Level 3– Hillcrest School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/07/2020 12:00
£16,795 - £18,179
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Hillcrest School
Post Number:
Closing date:
10 Jul
Further Information

Cover Supervisor

Required for September 2020

Hillcrest is a forward thinking specialist school for learners with a range of complex needs. We embrace individuality and difference and encourage professional curiosity throughout our practice ensuring that student needs are at the centre of everything that we do.

Hillcrest 6 key drivers:
- Social Development & Communication
- Emotional Health & Wellbeing
- Academic Achievement
- Functionality
- Aspirational Futures
- Resilience

Our governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated cover supervisor with experience in working with young people with a diverse range of needs to join our growing school. The primary role will be to supervise whole classes during staff absence (arranged or emergency), to ensure learning opportunities continue and the learning environment is well managed. The role would also include being part of a class team and supporting the class teacher.

An understanding and experience of the following would be beneficial to the role:
- Resources
- Environment
- Transition
- Visuals
- Regulation
- Communication & interaction
- Knowledge of Literacy and Numeracy interventions
- Sensory
- Supporting the removal of barriers for learning
- Working as part of and leading a team
- Multi disciplinary approach – SaLT, OT, ELSA
- Speech and Language (e.g. social stories, comic strip conversations, BLANK level questioning)

At Hillcrest we strongly believe in removing the barriers to learning through solution focussed practice. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to be reflective, resilient, creative, flexible, open minded and work as part of a team.

If you feel you can contribute and become part of an exciting team in a school that provides specialist CPD, refreshing challenges and great opportunities then please apply through the apply now button.

Please ensure that in your application you highlight your strengths and qualities that you can offer which will enhance the experiences of our learners.

Initial contracted hours 37 per week – variable hours contract 25 – 37 hours

Application Deadline: noon 10 July 2020

Interviews: 16 or 17 July 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.