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Vacancies at Forest House Education Centre (Radlett)

Advert Description – Forest House Educational Centre TA or HLTA post

Roman Fields
Boxmoor House
Hemel Hempstead
Tel: 01442 256915


Pay: H4 (TA) / H5-H6 (HLTA) - The higher rate will be paid for an individual with experience and / or with a ‘specialism’ or key area of skill – which will enable the successful candidate to support small groups.


HOURS: 37 hours (negotiable and term time only)


Start Date: September 2024


Forest House Education Centre (FHEC) has an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA). FHEC is attached to the Forest House Adolescent Unit, a Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient facility. The Centre provides education for the patients occupying the Unit's beds and ESMA day pupils.


Hertfordshire County Council commissioned The James Marks Academy Trust to provide this service from September 2022. The successful applicant will predominantly be based at FHEC, but may be able to develop their career and expertise by working across the Trust when necessary. If this is required, it will be by negotiation with additional payments for travel attached.


You will be joining the creative, supportive and enthusiastic team; if you are ambitious and of high calibre, you will receive the support to further develop within the organisation. If you are of high calibre but not ambitious, please still apply; this will be an exceptionally rewarding role.


The ideal candidate will have experience within an education and /or care setting; and will be flexible, able to work as part of a team and have good numeracy and literacy skills. Good communication is essential to liaise effectively with families, carers and clinical and social care colleagues as directed by the Service Manager.


An application pack and further details are available from Ms. Mandy Crow, Head Teacher’s PA: 01442 256915 or email, or alternatively on our website, where the application pack can be downloaded.


Closing date for applications is close of business on 14th July 2024. Candidates are welcome to call and speak to the Head Teacher and/or arrange to visit the school site. Please use contact details above to make arrangements.


Please address your covering letter of interest and application to:


Applications Close: 14th July 2024


Interviews: Week Commencing 14th July 2024


For more information and to apply online:

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James Marks Academy Trust

Roman Fields, 11 Box Lane,

Hemel Hempstead,

Herts, HP3 0DF


01442 256915


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