Specialist Teaching Assistant (Communication & Interaction) - Cranbrook Education Campus

Specialist Teaching Assistant – Communication and Interaction

Grade D (£16,877 – £18,633)

37 hours per week (8:00am – 4:00pm), Term Time Only

We are looking for an experienced Specialist Teaching Assistant to provide support to students with ASD. You should have previous experience of planning and delivering intervention plans and supporting 1:1 or with small groups of students.

The ideal applicant will preferably have a NVQ2 or 3 (or equivalent) or a degree and have experience of working with children. It is essential candidates have grade C or equivalent in English and Maths GCSE, a good level of spoken English, are a good team member and are able to develop positive behaviour strategies with children.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • have experience or a good working knowledge of the curriculum
  • have the skills and sensitivity to deal with all members of our community and multi-agency partners
  • be enthusiastic, driven and committed to ensuring the school’s future success
  • be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team
  • be a life-long learner and an inspiration to others.

About Cranbrook Education Campus

Cranbrook Education Campus transforms lives through opportunity, education and personal development; pupils value their education, take ownership of it and show pride, self-worth and self-efficacy to ensure all future doors are open to them. Innovative teaching facilitates effective learning and leads pupils to achieve outstanding outcomes. A proud, motivated and committed team contribute to the academic success and development of aspiring, well rounded, lifelong learners. Pupils, staff and the school grow and thrive together as a school set at the heart of its community.  Cranbrook Education Campus is part of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 18 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student, regardless of background. Our priority is to ensure that our pupils, regardless of social-economical background can learn, thrive and be successful. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students.

If you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us, please contact recruitment@cranbrookeducationcampus.org.uk

An application form is available from the Campus website: www.cranbrookeducationcampus.org.uk

The closing date is 9.00am, Wednesday 3rd November 2021.

Completed applications should be sent to Clare Sellick, Business Support Officer, Cranbrook Education Campus, Tillhouse Road, Cranbrook, EX5 7EE, or e-mailed to recruitment@cranbrookeducationcampus.org.uk

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 the post.