Teaching Assistant (Responsible for Behaviour and Pastoral Support), Slough, Berkshire

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Claycots SchoolSlough, Berkshire
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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Level 3 Point 14-18, actual salary £10,478 - £11,148 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Claycots School Partnership is seeking to recruit a teaching assistant with responsibility for children with additional needs due to social, emotional or behavioural issues. This role will be based at either campus depending on the pupil needs.

You will promote the use of the school’s behaviour policy and work with class teachers to support children to remain calm and on task in class. You will work closely with the SENCO and other professionals to ensure that children receive the right support to pre-empt any difficulties. 

With support from the SENCO, you will be responsible for supporting children with individual behaviour plans, running social skills groups, and supporting children on the playground at playtime and lunchtime. You will also support teachers with detention duties. You will develop a working relationship with children who need support, and track progress over time towards agreed goals with support from the SENCO.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience working with challenging children in a school setting. You should hold NVQ level 2 in Supporting teaching and learning in schools, and you should be able to demonstrate a good level of ICT skills as you will be required to input data as part of your duties.

For further information, please contact us via email: Recruitment@Claycots.slough.sch.uk or contact Sarah Pepperdine, HR Officer on 0118 207 0421 for an application pack. A downloadable application form is available on our school website: http://www.claycots.com/160/vacancies 

Please state which role you are applying for on the application form. 

Closing date: Monday 10 December 2018. 

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with Claycots’ policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role. The school will request references before interview.



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