SEND Teaching Assistant - Exwick Heights

SEND Teaching Assistant

Salary: Grade B Salary £18,198 (pro-rata £6,810.65) 

Job term: Fixed Term

Appointment type: 12 noon to 3.20pm Monday to Friday, 16.67 hours per week, Term-time only – 38 weeks

Closing date: 9am, Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview date: TBC

Required from: ASAP

Required immediately SEND Teaching Assistant: Do you consider yourself to be an excellent practitioner, who always puts the needs of the children first?

We are seeking a highly skilled teaching assistant to work within a Key Stage 1 Classroom to support a pupil with complex social and emotional needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the child’s needs and encouraging him to become an independent learner across the curriculum.

Experience of working within a school setting is essential. Supporting children with complex needs is desirable but not essential as a thorough induction will be given. You must be totally committed to supporting pupils and have an excellent attendance record within the work place. A reliable, enthusiastic, calm approach, as well as the ability to work as part of a team is equally essential. Knowledge and experience of Attachment Based Mentoring is highly desired for this position.

This is a fixed term appointment to assist with provision of the special educational needs for this pupil and is subject to their continued attendance at the school and/or the result of any review of needs.

At Exwick Heights, we are able to provide you with professional and personalised training and development opportunities. We are committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity. The importance of being committed to good employment practice is central to our work to so we may attract and retain employees from diverse backgrounds, communities and experiences. Visits to the school by interested parties are welcomed but are not essential. Please contact the school office on 01392 209030 to arrange a convenient time if you would like this.

Please email admin@exwickheights.devon.sch.uk if you have any questions about the position and wish to apply.

If successful, you will be an employee of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust, a charitable foundation trust, which works with schools in Exeter and the local community to raise the aspirations of young people and enable them to become fulfilled, confident and motivated citizens, able to contribute actively to a democratic society. All students within the Ted Wragg Trust, regardless of social or cultural background, are motivated to succeed and make outstanding progress because their needs are met through creative, relevant and innovative provision.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and Disclosure by Association will be required for all vacancies.

An application form is available from our school website: www.exwickheights.devon.sch.uk/jobvacancies/

Closing date: 9am on Friday 3rd December 2021.

Completed applications should be sent to Lisa Shepherd, Business Manager admin@exwickheights.devon.sch.uk

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.  This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity