Specialist Teaching Assistants

Location
Impington, Cambridge
Salary
£17,681 - £18,672
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Impington Village College

Specialist Teaching Assistants: Complex Needs

Full time 32.5 hours per week

Immediate start

Level 2: £17,681 - £18,672 (£15,056 - £15,899 pro rata for term time working)

We are offering an exciting opportunity to progress your career and undertake structured training and development to enable you to support a student with complex physical and communication needs. This role will also give you the opportunity to support other SEND students across the age, ability and subject range. You will be joining a skilled, dedicated and supportive team of staff and a College which supports inclusion, independence and meaningful progression for all students. 

As a College we are committed to investing in our teaching assistants and their talent. Starting with a comprehensive induction programme we make sure every TA is clear about their role, and has the tools, knowledge and learning they need to perform well and make a difference.  We provide weekly structured CPD either delivered by our specialist staff or external professionals to give you the opportunity to learn more about specialism areas or strategies to work with specific students. 

With this specific role you will be offered the opportunity to undertake a range of training which could include the use of high and low tech communication aids, intimate care and physiotherapy programs as well as feeding and administering medication. You will be fully supported by the SEND faculty while undertaking this role.  Having successfully completed this training you to become specialised teaching assistant in highly complex needs and these skills and experience could open up progression opportunities for you.

Our College is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.  We do not accept CVs.

Closing Date: 10am Monday 21 May

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