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One to One Assistant

Appleford SchoolWiltshire

Appleford School is a specialist day and boarding school for pupils aged 7-18 with dyslexia and associated learning difficulties, set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside in the village of Shrewton, just off the A303.  Our ethos is to build children’s confidence through continuous support and celebration of success.  Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 30 years. Appleford has small classes of up to 10 pupils and an ethos based on developing confidence, celebrating success and continuous support.  More importantly, we instil a belief in our children that dyslexia is no barrier to learning and we expect them to do well.

Due to increasing numbers, we are looking for an enthusiastic One to One Assistant to work in our Prep school with one of our pupils who needs helpful supervision to keep them focused. Candidates must have GCSE or equivalent A-C Grade in English and Maths, be prepared to undertake training and have a desire to work with children / young people.

Successful candidates will have excellent communications skills, a confident manner and flexible approach to work.

Hours: Full time in term time, 35 hours a week, 41 weeks per year

Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff. We expect all staff to share this commitment. All job applicants will undergo Child Protection Screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Appleford welcomes applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.

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