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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Job description

We are working exclusively with a new client in Spalding to fulfil their recruitment for the new academic year September 2018. The school solely caters for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and for those who are unable to remain in mainstream education and who may also be at risk of not being able to remain in mainstream education.

Working for this school there are opportunities for development at all levels.

Job Purpose: To work with young people as directed, providing support to the Executive SLT, Head of School and Teacher across a range of child centred activities which promote child development and learning.

This role is for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to be part of their Care Team. This role focuses heavily on intervention. You would be expected to support pupils in crisis through de-escalation techniques and strategies, preparing and supporting them to return to learning. You will also deliver small group or 1:1 intervention.

Person Specification:

You would be required to have experience working with young people or within adult care, 2 years relevant experience and Team Teach qualification is desirable but not essential as this training can be given. It is also essential to have good communication skills, be empathetic towards additional needs, versatility, creativity and resilience, as well as being able to plan and deliver small group or 1:1 interventions.

If you are interested please send an updated CV and cover letter to Ashleigh on the details below.

Ashleigh is the Hull and Lincoln SEN Consultant and works exclusively with various trusts and academies fulfilling recruitment needs.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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