Teaching Assistant

Location
Handbridge, Chester
Salary
£15,499
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
25 May 2018
Ref
225451083
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Based on the outskirts of Chester and providing a Catholic education for all, we are an 11-18 Voluntary Academy with 1,000 students on roll.

Teaching Assistant

Scale 6 – point 21 £15,499 (£10.65 per hr) to point 25 £17,438 (£11.98 per hr) 32.5hrs per week term time only

The Governors of The Catholic High School, Chester are recruiting for an experienced SEN teaching assistant to join a small specialist team. The team, led by a highly experienced SENCO, includes an SEN teacher and a team of SEN TAs that work across the entire school and as part of a ASD provision which provides support and care for 15 students, including children that display challenging behaviour, non-verbal, have multiple learning needs and disabilities. This role will focus specifically on supporting a student who is visually impaired and with cerebral palsy yet confidently working towards increased independence.

This is a challenging but highly rewarding full time role suited to a candidate looking to specialise within secondary phase SEN.

The ideal applicant will have:

• Experience working with Secondary aged children with disability

• A high standard of communication skills with children or adults

• Commitment to professional development and a willingness to learn

• A passion for working with children and advocate of inclusive education

• Knowledge and Commitment to child Safeguarding

• The commitment and willingness to stay within the role for the entirety of the school year.

To be considered for this position you need to:

• Have the right to work in the UK

• Provide 2 year’s worth of professional or academic reference

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date: 25 May 2018

All successful appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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