Cornwallis Academy is an exciting school, which has just been rated Good by Ofsted in all areas, we are now expanding and looking to welcome a new and inspirational Teaching Assistant who will work primarily with disaffected students and those with additional educational needs, who can at times display challenging behaviour.
You will need to have the ability and confidence to motivate and encourage students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties and have an empathy and understanding of their needs.
As well as working with students in the Plaza learning environments, you will also be required to carry out one to one work with students, across all Key Stages and curriculum areas. This will be a rewarding post within an extremely supportive working environment. Previous experience of working with children with special needs would be an advantage and a Teaching Assistant qualification desirable.
Working at Cornwallis Academy is a great opportunity to develop your career by building on your current success with training opportunities available and those that hold a degree or are working towards their degree we will work with you to look at a suitable programme to form your route into teaching if this is the career route you would like to take.
The position is 37 hours per week (Mon-Thur 08:00 - 16:00pm, Fri 08:00 - 15:30pm), term time only.
We will offer you:
•A vibrant and exciting place to work
•The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
•An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
•An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications