We are recruiting a full time, permanent Specialist SpLD Teaching Assistant
Your new school
Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.
Your new role
We are looking for exceptional people to work with our exceptional students. We are recruiting a full time, permanent Specialist SpLD Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will be working one-to-one or with small groups of students with a diagnosis of SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) alongside Autism and are in need of additional support. This role will be working with both pastoral and academic staff to enhance and enrich the learning experience of our students
What you'll need to succeed
We are seeking people who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about supporting the development of social, life and independence skills and who truly want to make a difference in the lives of young people. You will have experience of working with children and young people in an educational or similar setting and qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dyslexia.
What you'll get in return
Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs. At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, prohibition order check and the Disclosure & Barring Service.