Post title: SEN Teaching Assistant
Setting: High Peak School
Job start date: 01/09/2021
High Peak School is seeking to appoint 3 SEN Teaching Assistants.
Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. Our schools and homes support children and young people living with social, emotional and mental health problems (SEMH) and specific learning difficulties, which affects their learning and ability to do everyday things. Our dedicated autism (ASC) schools work with young people who are high functioning and have associated needs such as mental health problems, attention deficit hyperactive disorder and learning difficulties. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.
High Peak set on the border of Cheshire East and the Peak District, is a healthy, happy and safe environment that makes a positive difference to the children within our care. High Peaks vision though the nurturing and therapeutic approach will enable all children to leave as successful, valued and independent people.
We have an exciting opportunity for three Teaching Assistants to work with the following classes: Science, ITC and Nurture (transition for Primary to Secondary). The successful candidates will be dynamic, creative and will work 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 Educational Health Care Plan.
· Teaching Assistant: 40 hours per week Mon to Fri
Are you a highly motivated learning support professional with energy and enthusiasm to stimulate children to achieve beyond their expectations? Have you got a caring approach to removing the barriers to learning?
We are looking for 3 people to join our team who have a passion for developing the best in children, who are ready for a new challenge!
The successful candidate will:
· have experience of working with children with ASC/SEMH
· 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 and resilience
· Lead whole school projects and measure progress
· Can independently run whole school projects
· Excellent ICT skills
· Work effectively as a part of the team
·Can offer a nurturing approach to all that you do
· Work with vulnerable families
In return we can offer you:
Company Pension Scheme
The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
The support to progress in your career
Ongoing opportunities for continued professional development and training
A friendly, passionate and committed team of colleagues
- cycle to work scheme
- discounts on shopping and cinema tickets
- birthday treats
- employee of the month award
We would love to hear from you if you feel that you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour, meet the requirements for the role and share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.