Specialist Teaching Assistant, Tadworth, Surrey

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The Children's Trust SchoolTadworth, Surrey
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.50 - £9.50 per hour
Contract term: Temporary

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bank Specialist Teaching Assistant to join the The Children’s Trust School. 

You will be responsible for supporting an integrated and holistic approach to education, health and care as well as to work under the direct supervision of an allocated teacher /  senior teaching assistant. 

You will have access to learning and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils in learning opportunities and to assist the teacher in providing relevant support for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex therapeutic, medical and health needs. 

To take on this worthwhile position you will need to be a good communicator, who's observant, dedicated, well-organised and enjoys working as part of a closely knit team. Experience of supporting learning activities for children with SEN is essential.

For informal discussion, please contact Elaine Lush on 01737 36 5816

The Children’s Trust School:

At The Children’s Trust School our aim is to provide high quality education and expertise to meet each pupil’s individual special needs and to celebrate all achievements in a happy environment. As a non-maintained special school, we pride ourselves on seeing each individual as a ‘whole’ and delivering integrated, holistic education, therapy and care for pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties.  We provide day and residential education for pupils aged 3-19 years old from our beautiful, 25-acre site in Tadworth, Surrey. For children with disabilities aged 0-5 years we also have ‘Taddies’, a weekly parent and child group that offers support and planned opportunities to learn through sensory play and fun! We offer individualised learning opportunities relevant to each pupil to support the development of their communication, language and literacy skills, their cognitive development, physical skills, environmental control and social, emotional and personal well-being.

Our services include play therapy, music therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, pediatric nursing and access to health services including GPs, consultants and clinics such as orthotics.

We aim to provide the best educational opportunities and unparalleled expertise in order to deliver significant outcomes. 

The Children's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

Registered charity number 288018. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales number 1757875. Registered office: The Children’s Trust, Tadworth Court, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 5RU. The Children’s Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to protecting children and young people. All posts at The Children's Trust and The Children’s Trust School are subject to an enhanced DBS check. (previously known as a CRB check).

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Address: Tadworth Court, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 5RU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 365810