Teaching Assistants (Grade C)
Bidwell Brook School, part of the Learn to Live Federation, is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. Following an increase in student numbers we require more Teaching Assistants to commence as soon as possible.
You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-determined learning, care and support programmes in an inspiring learning environment.
Although previous experience of working with children in an education setting is preferable, it is as important to have enthusiasm, empathy and a willingness to learn and follow instructions.
You will have excellent communication skills, flexibility, initiative and the ability to keep written notes on student progress and development.
We offer excellent continuous professional development opportunities, including a Teaching Assistant Diploma.
Working hours are: Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week) 39 weeks per year, with a starting salary of £10,970.
We do not accept CV's.
For further information about the roles contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, on 01803 864120.
Closing date for applications: Monday 16th April 2018.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.