TEACHING & LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
Grade & Scale point: 4, Scp 5-7
Salary: £21,575 - £22,369 FTE, £16,493 - £17,100 Actual, £11.18 - £11.59/hour
Hours of work: 33 hours per week,
Mon–Wed 8:50am-4:25pm, Tue- 8:50am-3:40pm, Thurs & Fri- 8:50am-3:35pm
Contract: Permanent, Term-time + 5 days
Start date: ASAP following pre-employment checks
We pride ourselves on our outstanding quality of education and are seeking to strengthen our 6th Form team with an additional Teaching & Learning Support Assistant.
The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience to support our 6th Form pupils’ learning, as well as discharging the professional duties outlined within the attached job specification.
Many of our pupils have complex medical needs as well as learning and/or communication difficulties. You will be expected to work across the 6th Form individually with pupils and/or with groups in classes. The pupils require high levels of adult support not only to access the school curriculum but also with personal care routines.
• Contribute to planning and evaluation of learning, providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on learners’ attainment, progress, behaviour and attitudes to learning
• Supervises and provides specialist support for individuals with SEN, disabilities, personal and health needs, EAL, etc. ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
• Support the academic, social, emotional and development of individuals and groups of learners understanding clearly how children, young people and vulnerable adults with complex and Special Educational Needs learn
• Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education / Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
• Sets challenging and demanding expectations and promotes self-esteem and independence
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
• Experience of working with or caring for children, young people and/or vulnerable adults
• Understanding of National Curriculum, EYFS Guidance and other codes of practice e.g. SEN, Equalities, Safeguarding
• Delivered intervention with positive measurable impact
• Ability to interact well using courtesy, tact and diplomacy and negotiation skills
• Ability to establish professional, effective working relationships with a range of partners/colleagues and children and young people.
AS A MEMBER OF HUMBER EDUCATION TRUST, WE OFFER:
• Commitment to securing the very best provision and outcomes for all children.
• A Trust with expertise in every area of the curriculum, both in primary and special settings, through our Teaching & Learning Ambassadors and peer networks.
• Outstanding individually tailored continual professional development for staff at all levels.
• Staff who feel valued and supported in their roles.
• A caring and safe environment where we recognise the diverse needs of our community, ensuring our young people from all backgrounds thrive.
• Ethical working with mutual respect and collaboration.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please download and complete an application form and submit to our ETeach vacancy page.
All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. Early application is encouraged. We will review applications throughout the advertising period and therefore reserve the right to close the advert early should sufficient applications be received.
Closing date for completed applications: 8am, Monday 27 February 2023
Visits to the school are encouraged, please ring to make an appointment.
If you have any queries regarding the role or application process, please contact Danielle Abbott, HR Administrator, at Ganton School.
As part of Humber Education Trust's recruitment processes, in accordance with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates. Those shortlisted for interview will also be required to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.
Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service, Children’s Barred List Check, Section 128 check where applicable, identity checks, medical clearance, proof of qualifications, satisfactory references and eligibility to work in the UK checks.
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.