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Inclusion Teaching Assistant (ITA)

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Stowmarket High School
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28 January 2021 10:00 AM
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  • £23,541 (pro rata), actual salary £7,367 (£12.20 ph)
  • 14 hpw, 38 weeks per year
  • 3-year, grant based, fixed term contract.
  • Required ASAP

At Stowmarket High School we believe all pupils must be taught about mental health (and good physical health) to help them "grow up happy and well-rounded". As set out in Chapter 6 of the statutory SEND 0-25 years Code of Practice 2015, schools need to be alert to how mental health problems can underpin behaviour issues in order to support pupils effectively. The school is aware of its duties under the Equality Act 2010 and understands that some persistent mental health issues will meet the definition of SEND as it leads to pupils having significantly greater difficulty in learning than their peers.

An Inclusion Teaching Assistant (ITA) would improve and link the schools current Pastoral and SEND provision. Under the guidance of the SENCo and Assistant Head teacher responsible for Pastoral care, the ITA would closely follow the SEND CoP model of Assess, Plan, Do, Review.

Stowmarket High School is situated in picturesque mid Suffolk with excellent commuter links to Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11 - 18 Academy and part of Waveney Valley Academies Trust Construction of a new school is now complete on our current site and we have moved into our new state of the art school.

Other staff benefits include:

  • opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
  • commitment to staff well-being & work life balance
  • ongoing Professional Development opportunities within the Trust
  • LGPS Pension Scheme.

For more information, visit our website at www.stowhigh.com

Completed applications should be emailed to Michele Miall, Headteacher's PA at m.miall@stowhigh.com 

Interview date: w/c 8 February 2021

Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered.

Stowmarket High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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