Senior Teaching Assistant, Wallington, Surrey

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Sherwood Park SchoolWallington, Surrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range Points 22-28 (Pro Rata) equivalent to approximately £19,632 -£22,382 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Senior Teaching Assistants 

Required:  September 2018

Senior Teaching Assistant - Scale 5/6

36 hours per week Term time only + INSET days Salary Range point 22-28 (Pro rata)

(Equivalent to approximately £19,632 - £22,382pa)

Enthusiastic and adaptable Senior Teaching Assistants needed to join a team of dedicated professionals at our Sherwood Park and Sherwood Hill Campuses  for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder,  Severe Learning Difficulties/Complex Needs, including behaviour that challenges us and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.  

Successful Candidates will have a passion for enabling pupils with ASD, SLD and PMLD to achieve their aspirations, outcomes and targets in their learning journey, working towards a successful transition into adulthood. 

These posts involve covering for teacher absence as stated in the School's Cover Policy and also the development of a specialist area in the School (linked to a named teacher with overall responsibility).  

You will be required to work Monday - Friday term time only + INSET days.   Hours within the school day to be confirmed.  

You will have experience of working with children who have SEN in either a mainstream or special school provision. Candidates will be expected to have at least an NVQ3 or equivalent qualification or be working towards this. 

Closing Date:  Friday 1st June 2018  

School visits by arrangement only, please contact the HR Officer. 

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement 

Sherwood Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Level Disclosure. 

We particularly welcome applications from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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More about Sherwood Park School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Sherwood Hill Campus, Stanley Park Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8669 7832