LEVEL 1 TEACHING ASSISTANT
- Daily Lunchtime Support and Bank staff
TERM TIME ONLY
Grade 3, NJC 3, £9.36per hour
Tweendykes School is a community special school for 3-19 year olds supporting children and young people with severe learning difficulties. We pride ourselves on our outstanding quality of education and are seeking to strengthen and increase our team through the appointment of a number of Casual Teaching Assistants Level 1. We are looking for both daily lunchtime cover and bank staff to cover as and when required by the school as part of our casual supply staff team.
Many of our pupils have complex medical needs as well as learning and/or communication difficulties. You will be expected to work across the school 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.
The school strongly believes that every child should go to school excited about the day ahead and experience a sense of achievement when they go home. We have outstanding facilities to meet the needs of all of our pupils, these include a hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms and creative outdoor spaces. Our dedicated team provides the best educational opportunities for all our pupils allowing each and every one of them to succeed in reaching their full potential. In return we offer a professional, friendly working environment in a school where everyone is valued.
Experience of working with children with severe learning difficulties and autism is desirable. Please refer to the Job description and person specification for further details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
How to apply:
Completed application forms to be submitted via Eteach
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted directly.
Interview date TBC - Start Date: 7 September 2020 dependent upon DBS approval.
Tweendykes 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.