Locations : Folkestone, Caulden Lowe, Kidderminster, Tipton, Sowerby Bridge, Little Clacton, Lewes, Alton, Middlewich, Pontefract, Ledbury, Briercliffe, Elland
Salary : £18,500 - £19,500
Please note, this vacancy is a 3 month rolling contract.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our team of professionals. It all starts with you!
About the role
As a Teaching Assistant your role will be to support high quality, challenging and personalised educational activities and sensory experiences through supporting the teacher in delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum to a small classroom of ASD and LD students, aged 8-18, to enable them to achieve their full potential in all areas of learning.
You may be supporting teachers in the classroom, working with children 1:1, managing classroom resources, taking children on trips and visits, having their lunch with children who might require their support, managing heightened behaviours and keeping children safe, playing games, making amazing displays, celebrating success and being part of therapy sessions.
Naturally, you will take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity and will be expected to work in partnership with all school staff, parents, carers and other agencies in providing for the academic, spiritual, moral, social, emotional and cultural well-being of students and their families.
Like many SEN environments; your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.
The successful candidate will have:
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
The Compass Community values equality and diversity across our workforce and aims to ensure our staff community is reflective of the diversity of the children and young people within our care. In support of this commitment we welcome applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.