Teaching Assistant Level 2 required from September 2021
Hours: 33 Hours per week
(Term-Time Only 190 days + 5 training days)
Salary: Grade 4, SCP 5 – 7 £19,312 - £20,092 (Pro rota £14,731- £15,326)
Ganton School is an outstanding Special Academy based in West Hull, operating over two sites, and caters for approximately 175 pupils aged 2 to 19 with severe and complex needs including autism.
We are currently looking to for a Fixed Term Contract/ Teaching Assistant, Level 2, to begin September 2021.
This position is to work 1-to-1 with a named pupil in KS5 (A young man with severe learning difficulties [Autism Spectrum Condition] who needs support promoting his learning and personal development, through clear communication, established routines and visual support).
The post is fixed term in the first instance due to the funding being linked directly to a named pupil by agreement with the LA through the EHCP process. This will be reviewed annually, and consideration will be given to make the post permanent dependent on the ongoing needs of the pupil and his continued attendance at the school
We are looking for an individual who will:
Establish productive working relationships with pupils and students, act as role models and set high expectations.
Encourage learners to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils/students in learning activities designed to ensure progress is made at every level.
Deliver learning activities to pupils within agreed systems of supervision, adjusting activities according to pupil and student responses/needs.
Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils and students.
We can offer the opportunity to:
Work closely with the Headteacher & senior team in our progressive and ambitious special school.
Develop your professional career and gain relevant experience and training.
Closing Date: 3:30pm, Friday 18th June 2021.
Interviews W/C: 28th June 2021
Completed application forms should be returned to the School by email, post or in person by the closing date.
Safeguarding our children:
We take very seriously our responsibility to safeguard children. This school operates a rigorous and robust recruitment process that gathers evidence about candidates’ suitability to work with children as well as their suitability for the post and has proactive safeguarding procedures in place that address inappropriate behaviour.
A candidate’s suitability to work with children will be explored at all stages in our recruitment process and any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance.
Ganton School 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.