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Teaching Assistant

Reference

PRI41028

Location

Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£15,803 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Job Advert Role Description

We require experienced Teaching Assistants to work on a full-time basis at Rugeley School to undertake education support duties and assist the class teacher in the day to day needs of the students to help with their care and to enable the teacher to implement the curriculum. Rugeley School is a specialist residential setting for young people aged 5 to 19 with autism and moderate to severe learning difficulties.

Duties will include:

  • To help students progess and behaviour
  • The help keep up to date records on the students and work as part of a team
  • To attend training where relevant
  • Autism can present very challenging behaviours and staff must have the confidence and emotional resilience to deal with these.

Successful applicants will be required to provide support and assistance to the class teachers in all aspects of pupil related classroom and wider school based activities helping the students with all lessons, the role also involves personal care.

This is a physically demanding role and staff will also need to have the emotional resilience to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.

Due to the location of our sites being able to drive and having access to a car would be useful.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees to share in this commitment.

What we’d like to give you:

  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards and more.

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.

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Job Description

Teaching_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

10/10/2020