We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Inclusion Hub Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our Inclusion Hub based at The Holditch Centre part of Okehampton College. Applicants should have the skills and commitment to motivate students of all ages to reach their potential whatever their prior attainment and should have an understanding of and an ability to assist teaching across the ability range at Key Stages 3 and 4.
The successful candidates will be responsible for the day to day delivery of curricular and specialised education within the hub, alongside high quality pastoral care. Working closely with the Vice Principal for Behaviour and Learning, they will establish and evaluate the needs of students and ensure support programmes are in place, adapted and delivered to achieve the ultimate goal of transition to the most appropriate educational provision for the child.
You will have to be able to demonstrate:
• A commitment to inclusive education and achievement for all;
• Excellent communication, organisational and planning skills;
• A knowledge of effective differentiation and planning for progress;
• An ability to deliver inspiring, engaging and challenging learning opportunities for disengaged young people.
This is the perfect opportunity for experienced practitioners who have a desire to build on the knowledge and experience of inclusive education.
Okehampton College was granted Teaching School status April 2016, and established The Dartmoor Teaching Schools Alliance (DTSA), with over 90 schools as members across Devon. The establishment of DTSA has enhanced the quality of teaching and learning for our students and created opportunities for professional development for our staff, so that the opportunities for development and career progression within the organisation are superb.
We are delighted to be part of The Dartmoor Multi- Academy Trust (DMAT) which came into effect on 1st January 2018. DMAT is a large MAT consisting of a total of 3 secondary schools and 13 primary schools and provides further opportunity for sharing good practice and resources and for staff development.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).
Okehampton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.