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Teaching Assistant

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Old Arley, Warwickshire
Salary: £17,503 per annum
Date Posted: 16/03/2020
Closing Date: 12-04-20
Job Type: temporary
Setting: Arc School, Old Arley
Job Description: No Qualifications

Teaching Assistant (fixed term for 1 year)

We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our team in Old Arley, Warwickshire.

Our school provides a safe learning environment for children and young people with a wide range of varying needs including social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), autism (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attachment difficulties (AD).

The school caters for children and young people who have struggled in mainstream education environments and whose needs have subsequently been unmet. The Teaching Assistant will become part of a team that specialises in delivering curriculum designed to meet individual needs and give our students the best possible educational outcomes.

Due to the needs of our children, experience of working with children with autism spectrum condition (ASC) and SEN students is essential.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Person Specification (Essential)

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • GCSE C grade or above in English and Maths or equivalent
  • High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
  • The support to progress in your career

If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with children then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Schools Limited 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. 

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