Teaching Assistant, Leicestershire

Closing date:

Sketchley SchoolLeicestershire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Full Time Salary £15,668.16 per annum (actual) £9.12 per hour
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistant

 Permanent 

Full Time Salary £15,668.16 per annum (actual) £9.12 per hour 

Hours 37.5 hours per week

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

Sketchley School, Forest House and Progression House provide specialist education for young people aged 8-19 with high functioning autism. Pupils may also have challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and a lack of social understanding.

You will have the ability to support our students’ academic learning in an autism friendly way, as well as supporting wider behavioural and emotional needs.

You will also:

Share our passion for high aspiration and achievement for all

Have excellent interpersonal skills

Be highly organised and adaptable.

The following skills would be of benefit to the role:

A good knowledge of autism and/or experience of working with young people on the autistic spectrum

You must hold a full driving licence and be a confident driver who will be comfortable transporting students in school vehicles

You will also be flexible in terms of working across our three sites in Hinckley, Burbage and Narborough, when required to do so.

Priory Education Services are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with current and past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.


We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date:  3rd July 2019                  

Interviews:  w/c 8th July 2019


We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways: https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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 Sketchley School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: Manor Way, Sketchley Village, Burbage, Leicestershire, LE10 3HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1455 890 023
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Sketchley School provides specialist support for both boys and girls aged 8 to 19 years who are on the autistic spectrum, who may also have challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and a lack of social understanding.

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