Teaching Assistant - ASD/SEMH, County Durham

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North Durham AcademyCounty Durham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,599 - £19,430 pa (actual salary) TTO+5 days
Contract term: Permanent

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.  

The Trust is seeking to appoint a ASD/SEMH Teaching Assistant to join our Student Support Team at North Durham Academy. This is an exciting time to join our trust, in a newly established role. 

Teaching Assistant - ASD/SEMH

Grade 3 - £17,599 - £19,430 pa (which reflects actual salary)

37 Hours per week Term Time plus 5 additional days

The successful applicant will provide support to the Harbour Manager towards the academic and social education of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and/or Social and Emotional Mental Health needs. You will be responsible for a caseload of students inside and outside the classroom environment delivering intervention programmes to individuals and small groups. 

We require a high quality Teaching Assistant who has an interest in children with ASD/SEMH. You should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the complex issues and co-morbidities associated with ASD such as ADHD, Attachment Disorder etc.  Applicants should have a ‘no excuses’ attitude to achievement.

You should be compassionate and be able to deploy a wide range of interpersonal skills, together with strong behaviour management. It is essential you are able to work using your own initiative, under pressure to achieve quality work. You will be required to work flexibly according to the needs of the Academy.

For further information about our Academy, please visit www.northdurhamacademy.co.uk To organise a visit or an informal chat just email Human Resources at HR@ncdat.org.uk 

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

Completed applications should be submitted via TES on-line or emailed to: HR@ncdat.org.uk by no later than Midday: Monday 11 November 2019.

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment



More about North Durham Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: High Street, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0TW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1207 292180
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