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Teaching Assistant Belper

Job description

We are working on behalf of a 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features SEN school in the Belper area of Derbyshire (DE56).

The school constantly have new referrals of students who need 1:1 support so we are looking for Teaching Assistants who can take on this role.

  • Caters for students aged between 5 - 19 years
  • Holds Day and 38 - 52 week residential students
  • They provide specialist education, therapy and care for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs and/or Asperger's Syndrome and/or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).
  • They pride themselves on being able to offer an individualised Therapy Programme for each individual student, helping pupils to feel confident and have a sense of belonging
  • They implement a multi-disciplinary team for every student within the school to provide a holistic approach wherever possible
  • Each student has a personalised timetable to match pathways and aspirations for future plans
  • Every young person in Key 1 - Key Stage 4 engages in a bespoke Life Skills Curriculum which is planned and delivered by the Multi-disciplinary team

The ideal candidate:

  • An up to date working knowledge of the KS1/KS2 curriculum
  • Experienced working with children on the Autistic spectrum (this is desirable but NOT essential - most of the children in this class are verbal but have impaired communication)
  • Will be able to differentiate towards a mixed ability group of students on the autism spectrum
  • Will want to get involved in any extra-curricular activities or enrichment events that take place within the school
  • Will be willing and able to liaise effectively with a multi-disciplinary team including Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapists
  • Will be committed and dedicated to the role in order to provide continuity and predictability for the students

For additional information about this post, please contact Sarah on 0115 845 6409 or click apply now!

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

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