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Teaching assistant needed in special school in High Wycombe

Job description

Are you looking to support children with additional needs?

Are you hardworking and ready to commit to a school's values?

Are you enthusiastic and always looking to further develop yourself?

A specialised school in High Wycombe are looking for teaching assistants to join them on a full time basis. The school caters for Primary and Secondary aged pupils who have a range of additional needs such as Autism, Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Social, Physical and Sensory related difficulties. The school is located over two sites which accommodate the varying additional needs, and there are extensive facilities on site including facilities for speech, language, physio and occupational therapy activities which are fitted into daily life at the school.

The school has a child focused approach and believes in fitting the curriculum to the child by tailoring the school day to each pupil's specific needs. They are looking for individuals who are flexible and adaptable because of this. They are also looking for someone who will enable communication, physical, social and emotional development for each individual.

The school can offer:

Support from an experienced and welcoming staff team

Additional training throughout the school year

Extensive facilities on site to give a variety of learning experiences and routines

You will be:

Enthusiastic and eager to support wherever needed

Able to build positive relationships with both pupils and parents

Hardworking and committed to the school's values and ethos

Hours: 8:15am to 3:45pm, Monday to Friday

Although it is not essential, experience in a education or care setting previously would be an advantage due to the specific needs of the children within the school.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS-Full assistance provided (AGY).

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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