SEN Teaching Assistant, Caldwell, Derbyshire

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Pegasus SchoolCaldwell, Derbyshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 14,917.50
Contract term: Permanent

SEN Teaching Assistant

Pegasus School, Caldwell, Derbyshire DE12 6RS

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week - Term Time Only

Working Hours: 08.30 – 16.00 Monday – Friday (term time only, permanent). 

Starting salary: £14,917.50 per annum

Other benefits include: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension, Child Care Vouchers, paid induction and training hours, paid sick pay (after a qualifying period).

About us:

Pegasus School is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8 to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students also have mental health and therapy needs.

Students have personalised and individualized programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young person to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others.

The Role:

We are seeking Teaching Assistants who have ideally achieved their Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma who would like to work in our unique and constantly developing environment.

The core purpose of this role is to support the teachers in delivering high quality education to the pupils at Pegasus School.

Additional duties include:

* preparation of resources, 

* setting up the classroom each day, 

* contributing to school displays 

* other general classroom duties as determined by the class teacher.

You will also provide support for students in all aspects of their education, care, health and well-being. 

You will also act as a keyworker for day pupils, ensuring good communication with families, attendance at appropriate meetings and contributing (verbally and in writing) to reports and record keeping.

You will need to demonstrate evidence of positive working in a multi-disciplinary environment and a supportive attitude to developing good team-working.

Due to our rural location access to own transport is essential.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

Closing date for applications 9.00 am Monday 15th October 2018.

Visit for further information and to download an application pack. Or contact Rachel Oakley on 01885 488096 / email at for more details.

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More about Pegasus School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: Caldwell Hall, Main Street, Caldwell, Derbyshire, DE12 6RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 761352
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