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Educational Healthcare Teaching Assistant

Contact Information:
Location: Bury
Salary: £18,000
Date Posted: 11/05/2020
Closing Date: 29-05-20
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Mill School Bury
Job Description: No Qualifications

Mill School Bury is a new specialist independent day school in Bury supporting children and young people aged between 7 and 17 across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.

Our purpose-built school is specially designed to provide the optimum environment for learning and to best support young people with autism (ASC) who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and attachment disorder (AD) along with children affected by social, emotional and mental health difficulties. All of our children have Educational Health Care plans (EHCP).

Therefore, we are looking for Educational Health Care teaching support Assistant who is dynamic, creative and will work exceptionally hard to meet the personalised needs of our children. The post holder will have high expectations of the children ensuring they reflect on the children’s needs to ensure progress is being made both academically, socially and emotionally. They will have joint responsibility with the class teacher to ensure the children are receiving the right curriculum offer according to their EHCP.


· Educational Health Care Teaching Assistant

Are you an outstanding, highly motivated learning support professional with energy and enthusiasm to stimulate children to achieve beyond their expectations? Have you got a holistic and caring approach to removing the barriers to learning?

We are looking for an inspirational member of staff who has a passion for developing the best in children, who is ready for a new challenge and are not willing to accept second best!

The successful candidate will:

· have experience of working with children with ASC/SEMH

· have supported outdoor learning/forestry projects

· develop positive relationships with children and have a genuine child-centred approach

· a holistic approach to the well-being and education of pupils

· be organised and creative

· have high aspirations in raising achievement

· enjoy a collaborative style approach to working and learning

· have a good sense of humour

· Lead whole school projects and measure progress

· Can independently run whole school projects, such as horticultural therapy

· Excellent ICT skills

· Work effectively as a part of the team

· Have knowledge of using PECS

· Can offer a nurturing approach to all that you do

· Work with vulnerable families

We can offer you:

· a warm, friendly school where children are at the heart of what we do

· brilliant, committed and collaborative staff team and governors

· a challenge and the opportunity to make a real difference

· opportunities for further development and training

· a good school which has a commitment to working with parents and the community

If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge and you would like to join us on the next stage of our journey, then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

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