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  • £16335 - £22462 per annum
  • Ipswich
  • Posted: 24/01/2020
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 0436

Job Details


This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly improving special school which is part of a collaborative, forward thinking Academy Trust of 25 schools. The school have recently been approved to open new special schools across Suffolk and Essex.

At this exciting time the school are looking for individuals with a passion for SEN to join a friendly, hardworking team and make an impact on the learning of our students. The successful applicant will need to be flexible and prepared to assist pupils on a one to one basis as well as in small groups and whole class settings. Applicants will be required to be level 4 / HLTA qualified.

Special School is a popular school educating children and young people between the ages of 3 - 16 who have a wide range of communication, physical, and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Many of the pupils are on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk. The whole school is based on one campus, with the primary building constructed and opened in 2015 and the construction of a new, purpose-built secondary unit planned for this year.

You will be supported in your role by experienced special education leaders who will be available to offer advice and guidance as the school moves forward under their leadership. Significant training through our  professional development program, aided by collaboration between schools and across phases ensure that all candidates where experienced or not in the SEN environment are welcome to apply.

Pertemps Education have been retained by the school to find the perfect candidate so to apply for this role you must:
-          Be a fully qualified HLTA/Level 4
-          Have up to date curriculum knowledge in either KS1-2 or KS3 – KS5
-          Be flexible, reliable, conscientious and adaptable to changing situations
-          Ability to travel to our partner schools in the surrounding areas
-          Be in possession of an Enhanced DBS either dated within the last 12 months or on the update service
-          Have the right to work in the UK
-          Be able to supply Teaching related references to cover the last 2 years

By registering with Pertemps Education, we are able to offer you:
-          Competitive rates of pay
-          Flexible working patterns
-          Work locally to where you live
-          Opportunities to secure longer term and permanent positions
-          Support from a dedicated recruitment consultant
-          Recommend a friend bonus scheme


Click 'Apply’ upload your CV (including up to date telephone number and email). However, if you are interested in having a conversation regarding what opportunities that we have available, then please call Jamie on 01245 950 670

Pertemps Education will give you £250 for referring a member of staff to us. You will be paid once the member of staff has completed their first 20 days of employment.

Due to the expected volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant, HLTA, Senior Teaching Assistant
Key Stage 1 (KS1), Key Stage 2 (KS2), Key Stage 3 (KS3), Key Stage 4 (KS4), Key Stage 5 (KS5)
Immediate Start/Easter Start/September Start
Long Term, Temp-Perm, Permanent

£16335.04 - £22462 /£83 to £115 per day
Ipswich, Suffolk