Teaching Assistant 3 - ASC Provision, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Cuckmere House SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,426 - £18,795(Pro-rata salary starting from £13,216 p.a.)
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant 3 - ASC Provision

Pro-rata and Term Time Only

30 hours per week

(FTE Grade 3 £18,426 to £18,795)

Pro-rata salary starting from £13,216 p.a. 

Would you like to be a part of and supporting an exciting new resource for young people with autism?  Cuckmere House School is an 'Outstanding' school who is developing a satellite provision (Tower House) for up to sixteen students with autism.  We are looking for a Teaching Assistant 3 to join us at this exciting phase and help shape the vision and support we offer.

 The main responsibility of the post will be to support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum, both by directly working with pupils (1-2-1 with targeted individuals and in small groups) and assisting in preparation of resources. The ideal candidate will be empathetic in their interactions with students, and able to act as a positive role model and mentor to both students and other members of staff in the department. 

Other qualities required will include being able to work collaboratively as part of a team and build good relationships with students and colleagues, both at Tower House and the wider school community at Cuckmere House.  Our young people have social, emotional and mental health needs and therefore resilience and a good sense of humour are also beneficial. 

Ideally, you will have a have experience of working with young people who have complex needs, including autism and social, emotional and mental health needs.  A recognised Teaching Assistant or Childcare qualification to Level 2/3 would also be beneficial. A willingness to develop knowledge and skills through comprehensive training opportunities is essential.

If successful, you will become part of a very committed and hardworking team. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable it is not essential.  We will provide you with high quality training and support.

The hours of work are expected to be Monday – Friday.  If you have further questions or would like to visit the school prior to submitting an application, please contact the office on: 01323 893319 or email:  rhian.smith@sabden.org.uk 

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies 

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 24th February 2020

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted. 

For further information about Cuckmere House School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/368/welcome 

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).

More about Cuckmere House School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: Eastbourne Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1323 893319