Specialist Teacher Assistant for Pupils with Additional Needs, Bracknell Forest

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Wellington CollegeBracknell Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

A school like no other, Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation. We’re currently looking for a Specialist Teacher Assistant for Pupils with Additional Needs with experience of working with ASD pupils to join our Academic Support team.

The Academic Support department is responsible for tracking, monitoring and assessing pupils with Specific Learning difficulties in line with JCQ regulations. We also provide a holistic approach to supporting all pupils at the College with their academic and pastoral needs. Join us, and you could soon be playing a vital role at the heart of our friendly team.

Assisting the Head of Academic Support in teaching and supporting pupils with additional needs of Attentional Control, and for those with Autism, is required. As well as identifying pupils with additional challenges, we’ll rely on you to write detailed individual education plans for pupils and work 1:1 with them to cover curriculum requirements and Executive Function Skills. Assessing, recording and reporting on pupil progress and development is paramount, as will monitoring and managing resources, leading on a range of learning and coaching and mentoring other staff. In short, you’ll make a major contribution towards raising the attainment of pupils.

As well as a minimum of a Level 5 Specialist Teacher qualification, you’ll need a PCGE or equivalent teaching qualification. You’ll also need experience of working with pupils with ADHD, including 1:1, and a good understanding of assessment procedures. Adaptable and flexible, you’re well-organised and self-motivated too, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines. What’s more, you're a dedicated team player who leads by example and has the communication skills it takes to interact effectively with colleagues, staff, visitors and pupils alike. You’re also mindful of observing safeguarding and professional standards, are smart in appearance and committed to contributing positively to the College community.

Not only is this an excellent career development opportunity, it also comes with a generous salary and benefits package. So, if you are committed to boarding school life and are keen to continue to develop professionally, apply today. 

Closing date: 6pm, Friday 2 August 2019

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website by clicking the apply button below.

The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.



More about Wellington College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1344 444 000
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Wellington College is a vibrant and challenging co-educational boarding and day school which seeks to provide an inspirational educational experience for its pupils, teachers, parents and all other members of its communi...