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Teaching Assistant

Reference

PRI24608

Location

Progress School, Preston, Lancashire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£13,609 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week. 39 weeks a year. Monday-Friday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm Term Time Only

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Progress School is an independent specialist day and residential school for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs and challenging behaviour.

Job Advert Role Description

Our aim is to bring about the best in every young person to enable them to achieve positive experiences and progress according to their own individual abilities. The desired outcome is for young people to achieve success in accredited qualifications and to gain increased levels of independence to enable them to maximise their strengths, abilities and ambitions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant at Progress School. The successful candidate will undertake education support duties and assist the class teacher in the day to day needs of the pupils in their care, to enable the teacher to implement the curriculum and respond to the pupils’ needs. To maintain complete confidentiality on all site matters. The successful candidate will have an NVQ3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.

This role is Term time only 39 weeks a year. Working 37.5 hours a week Monday-Friday 8.30am  - 4.30pm

Division DBS info

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.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

Job Description

Teaching_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

31/01/2019