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Teaching Assistant required

Job description

We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant for one of our partnership schools in Salisbury. The school caters for up to 132 young people between the ages of 4 and 19 who have PMLD, SLD or Complex Needs. A significant number of students also have a diagnosis of autism.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will assist in the support and education of children with a wide range of special educational needs and difficulties. The ages of the pupils involved will be with the Early Years Foundation Stage to Post 16 range. All pupils will have severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties but some may also have autism and/or significant physical, sensory or behaviour problems.

You will have the following:

  • An excellent understanding of autism
  • The ability to work creatively and sensitively with children
  • To be able to undertake tasks under direction
  • To be able to follow initiative
  • The ability to relate to children and young people in a positive and supportive manner
  • To have excellent verbal communication skills

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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