Teaching Assistant (Brand New School)

Recruiter
Phoenix Learning Care
Location
Thatcham,Berkshire,United Kingdom
Salary
£18,500 - £21,000 Per Year, Life assurance (x2 basic salary), Cr
Posted
19 Sep 2022 20:02
Closes
14 Oct 2022 23:59
Reference
1731863920
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (Brand New School)

Brand New SEND School Benefits: The below list of benefits are available to you from the start of your employment with us: Pension Blue Light Card Employee Assistance Programme Support gaining extra qualifications through our inhouse Learning and Development department along side industry leading experts The below benefits are available after 12 months of employment: Life Assurance (x2 of the basic salary) Critical Illness Cover (x1 basic annual salary paid up front) Medicash (Money back in your packet to cover a wide range of medical, health and wellbeing expenses of up to £880) Do you want to be part of an exciting new school community? As part of several very exciting developments, we are expanding our provisions and therefore delighted to announce the planned opening of a further independent co-educational school. The Grange School will provide learning and supportive environment activities for 60 primary and secondary aged children and young people from across Key Stages 2-4. Phoenix Learning and Care support students with Mental Health difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties and associated complex needs. Due to this exciting development, we are looking to recruit several Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Assistants (TAs). This is a wonderful opportunity for those new to the profession who are enthusiastic to work with students with a variety of special educational needs and those who have experience of working within this specialist area already. It is a great chance to develop your practice in a dynamic and therapeutic environment where a strong and united team ethic will ensure that the needs of our young people are at the centre of everything we do. Skills and Requirements: Knowledge of the importance of effective safeguarding An ability to support the delivery of high-quality lessons, tailored to the needs of individual students and small groups An understanding of children with special educational needs, including skills in managing behaviours that challenge A desire to work/experience of working with SEND children and the ability to build positive relationships with students and families Flexibility and resilience to adapt to the ever-changing needs of our students An ability to reassurance to students at times of need In your role, you will be responsible for supporting teachers to deliver person-centred, inspirational and meaningful education. You will work with children and young people with a wide range of special educational needs, including those on the autistic spectrum and with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. You will have a passion for teaching and learning, with a specific focus on creating successful opportunities for our students within a nurturing environment. Within your role you will be required: to support teachers to deliver a bespoke curriculum which is tailored to the needs of our students to use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support students to achieve learning and EHCP goals to create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans to assist with the display of students work to assist with the planning of learning activities to monitor students responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement / progress as directed to provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers relating to a student s achievements, progress and problems to promote good student behaviour through dealing effectively with conflict and incidents in line with established policies and encouraging students, where appropriate, to take responsibility for their own behaviour to work with students, both inside and outside the classroom, in small groups or 1:1 sessions to value the importance of collaborative working practices For more The Executive Management Team would actively encourage all candidates that are interested in the position to arrange an informal discussion to gain a full understanding of this rare and exciting opportunity. To discuss this position further please contact, Darren Jackson Operations Director for Education at: Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check