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Teaching Assistant

Reference

PRI54762

Location

Southampton CAMHS Outreach (CHS)

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £17,500 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours a week

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.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant with additional administrator skills.

This post is likely to suit an individual with previous experience in a school environment, as either a Teaching Assistant, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant or Teacher wishing to work as an TA, who is comfortable working in Key Stage 3 and 4.  Experience with Post-16 support is also desirable.  Secure knowledge and strong support skills in Maths and English up to GCSE is essential.

The TA will be expected to:

  • Support the activities of all curriculum areas in the classroom.
  • Work with individuals and groups to support their learning in a variety of subjects, including the school's bespoke programmes.
  • Provide for the general welfare and pastoral care of children , including leading our Induction into School.
  • Be self-motivated and liaise with members of staff throughout the school, working effectively as a member of the team.
  • Provide administration support essential to the smooth running of the school, including liaising with a number of external stakeholders and the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Be confident in the use of standard admin systems eg. Microsoft Word, Excel etc.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates from mainstream or specialist education or community provision who are looking to move into a hospital specialist setting.

If you have relevant experience, then why not contact our Head Teacher Samantha Dalton for an informal chat on 02380 840 044. 

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29th October, with interviews to be held in the following week.

Marchwood Park Hospital School is a newly registered independent co-educational day school for young people aged 11 to 18 experiencing mental health challenges. Our students are all inpatients of our Tier 4 CAMHS Unit. We have a small team of specialist teachers and teaching assistants who deliver education to all young people at the hospital where the school is based.

It is our intention that every student develops their courage, determination and skills as a learner, so they can re-engage confidently with their education on discharge. We liaise with mainstream schools and colleges and each young person has an individualised curriculum plan in each subject area, with progress being closely monitored.  Our school offers a broad based academic and enrichment curriculum with its own teaching spaces, teaching technologies and outside spaces. 

What do you get in return?

  • 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

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

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. 

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

Aspris_JD_Teaching_Assistant.docx

Closing Date

29/10/2021