Ysgol Y Deri is a Special School for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years, which caters for a wide and diverse range of differently able pupils. This post will initially be based at our secondary provision at Amelia Trust Farm and/or Cowbridge but will move to a brand-new facility in Barry. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team who are developing approaches and provision for pupils who have been disengaged and excluded from other schools.
About the Role
Post Reference (to be used on application form): YYD-LSA4
Pay Details: Grade 6, SP 14-19, £23,080 - £25,481+ SEN allowance (£1,324.00) Pro rata
Days / Hours per Week: Full Time (Monday– Friday 8.30pm – 3.30pm) Term time only.
Permanent / Temporary: Permanent
Main Place of Work: The Centre for Learning & Wellbeing – Initially Amelia Trust Farm and/or Cowbridge.
The governing body wish to appoint a caring, committed and enthusiastic HLTA. Whilst a background in special needs is not essential, a strong understanding of the needs of learners with social, emotional and mental health needs along with a proven track record in working with pupils who have significant trauma and attachment issues resulting in disengagement and exclusion is essential.
About you/You will need:
The successful candidate will have excellent classroom practice, including use of ICT, high expectations of pupil engagement and achievements and a willingness to work as part of a dedicated team that is committed to providing the very best opportunities for all of our pupils.
You will have training in trauma and attachment difficulties and be effective in working with pupils who display these.
DBS Check Required: Enhanced
EWC Registration Details: It is a statutory requirement that applicants for these posts have to be registered with the Education Workforce Council before they can start work in a school.
Ysgol y Deri is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.