Heltwate School is a welcoming and supportive Special School for pupils aged 4 to 19 years of age. All students have an Education Health Care Plan and we work collectively to support their severe and complex needs.

We currently have vacancies for Teaching Assistants and are looking to appoint enthusiastic team players whose skills and experiences can support the pupils in meeting their individual needs.

Dates:                          Apply by 10am Friday 8th March 2024

Start:                           As soon as possible   

Salary:                         Approx: £16,579 per annum Scale Point 6:07

                                     32.5 hours per week term time only

Location:                    Across three sites in Bretton and Dogsthorpe

Contract type:            Full time

Interviews:                 Monday 18th March 2024

The successful applicants will be confident in their ability to support children and young people with severe learning needs and autism within a classroom environment, support behaviours that may challenge and be flexible to be able to work across the age phases.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. To make arrangements to visit please contact the school office: 01733 262878.

Completed applications should be returned to the postal address or via email to recruitment@heltwate.net

 The Governing Board of Heltwate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Our recruitment practice complies with all relevant legislation.  As part of our commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable groups the appointment is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.  In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will carry out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.