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Teaching Assistant Needed ASAP!

Job description

We are working on behalf of a 'Good' School in the Belper area of Derbyshire (DE56). The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work two full days and 3 mornings until summer.

You will be working 1:1 with a KS4 student who is currently working towards their GCSE's.

The School:

  • 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 Aspergers Syndrome and/or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).
  • They pride themselves on being able to offer an individualised Theraoy Progrmme 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 KS4 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 additional information about this post, please contact Sarah Milner immediately on 0115 8456409 or alternatively email

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.

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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