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Teaching Assistant

Reference

PRI54391

Location

Hurworth House School, Westfield Drive, Hurworth, Darlington, DL2 2AD

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£15,337 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week - Mon - Fri 8.30 - 4.30 (Term Time only)

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

Due to the expansion of our school to include a primary provision, we are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants. You will be a committed and enthusiastic individual keen to work with a unique group of young people.  

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the teaching and learning experiences, which enhance the learning and development of our young people
  • Assist with the management of the learning environment, ensuring that any behavioural or physical occurrences are addressed promptly
  • Support senior staff by contributing to the development of care and learning plans and contribute to the preparation of reports and update daily records and logs
  • Maintain a professional relationship while developing a good rapport with our young people
  • Provide some personal care for our students.

Knowledge & Skills

  • An NVQ Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) which is appropriate to the teaching and learning environment of learners and young adults
  • Full clean driving licence.

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Your Benefits

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Hurworth House School is a specialist day school located in Hurworth on Tees for boys and girls aged 4 to 19 years who have complex learning difficulties including SEMH and ASD.  Young people may also have challenging behaviour as a result of their difficulties. Hurworth House aims to deliver the highest level of education tailored to individual needs in a safe, positive and structured environment where every student is encouraged to achieve the best possible academic, social and vocational outcomes.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Teaching_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021