Teaching Assistant, Derbyshire

Closing date:New this week

Eastwood Grange SchoolDerbyshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,255 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Eastwood Grange School, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0BA

Hours: 37.5 hours a week (term time only - 39 weeks per year)

We are looking to appoint versatile, resilient and committed Teaching Assistants, who can adapt their practice wherever necessary to support across all key stages.  This is an exciting time for Eastwood Grange School, due to the progressive expansion of our school and its on-site curriculum, with the aim of increasing our intake to include; children at key stage 1 increasing our primary provision, as well as admitting girls.  

The successful candidate will be required to:-

  • Contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the teaching and learning experiences, which enhance the learning and development of our young people 
  • Assist with the management of the learning environment, ensuring that any behavioural or physical occurrences are addressed promptly  
  • Support senior staff by contributing to the development of care and learning plans and contribute to the preparation of reports and update daily records and logs
  • Maintain a professional relationship while developing a good rapport with our young people.


Please be aware that you may be required to work off site from time to time (off site provisions).

An NVQ 2 qualification (or equivalent) which is appropriate to the teaching and learning environment of learners and young adults is required for this role.

Eastwood Grange School is a specialist day school located in the village of Ashover, near Chesterfield for boys and girls aged 5-18 years.  The pupils exhibit a variety of severe and complex educational, social, emotional and mental health difficulties, which have impeded personal developmental and educational success.  Many of the pupils have a number of diagnoses.  Our pupils have failed in, or have been failed by, a variety of settings before coming to Eastwood Grange School. They arrive at Eastwood Grange very disengaged with education and life after having experienced many break downs and trauma.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended.  Please contact Jayne Bennett on 01246 590255 to discuss further.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.   

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.



More about Eastwood Grange School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Eastwood Grange, Milken Lane, Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S45 0BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1246 590255
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Our aim is to help our students understand their problems, identify and implement ways of alleviating them and enable them to achieve their full potential.

We strive to reverse the downward spiral of failure often experience...