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Teaching Assistant

Reference

PRI33217

Location

Oliver House School, Hallgate, Astley Village, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1XA

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£14,665 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday term time only

Job Advert Role Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a permanent full time Teaching Assistant at Oliver House School.  Oliver House 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.

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 Oliver House  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.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Pension option.

For more information or an informal chat please contact Elaine Hodgkiss on 01257 248333

Division DBS info

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.

Closing Date

31/12/2019