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Teaching Assistants - Various Locations

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
01/10/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/10/2019 09:00
Salary:
Actual salary £15,885 - £16,560
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
191946
Employment Location:
Sunderland and Easington

Job details 

Closing date:
14 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Barbara Priestman Academy is a successful secondary special school for learners with ASD and those with complex learning needs. It is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust comprising four special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises four special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

Portland Academy is a successful secondary special academy for students aged 11-19. The population is predominantly students with severe or profound learning difficulties and those with associated autism. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, comprising five special academies across the region. As part of the staff team, you will play a key role in the achievement of small groups of students.

Further information about the Academies can be seen on their websites.

We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants who are well organised, able to work as part of a team and have a good understanding of students with ASD or SLD/PMLD, complex learning needs and challenging behaviours . The post holders will be responsible for supporting individuals and will also provide more generic group support at times. The post holders should have well-developed communication skills, be hard-working and professional in their duties. Candidates will have Maths and English qualifications at GCSE grade A*-C or equivalent, together with NVQ L3 or equivalent in a relevant subject (evidence will be required). Candidates should also be assertive and confident in managing behaviour competently.

Interview date: Thursday 24th October 2019

Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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