Teaching Assistant -The Orchard Centre

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Lawnswood Campus, Lawnswood Avenue, Wolverhampton WV4 6SR
£23541-£27041(fte) pro rata 35 hours per week term time only
17 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021
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.Lawnswood Campus

The Orchard Centre

Teaching Assistant


  • Teaching Assistant – NJC Grade 5, £23,541 - £27,041 pro rata 35 hours per week – term time only
  • The Job Description and Person Specification are available in this pack

Lawnswood Campus is committed to excellence. We enable learning by providing a rich and meaningful curriculum targeting students’ personalised needs. We aim to help our students overcome social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) in order to manage their behaviour and make considered choices.


We require a passionate and committed Teaching Assistant to work with students and staff across the curriculum and with experience of working with young people with SEMH needs and associated behaviours.

Applicants will be expected to have:

  1. Experience of working with young people with SEMH and SEND
  2. A proven track record of good communication and organisation
  3. A willingness to undertake specialist training


This role will involve supporting the delivery of a variety of curriculum subjects.  You will be able to deliver bespoke interventions by preparing, providing, maintaining, organising and managing the resources required for healthy, safe, secure and exciting activities to be carried out by staff and young people.  The teaching assistant role forms a central part of the work of the Centre and the post holder will work closely with teaching staff to support, develop and further extend the work of the Centre and the experiences of our young people.  You will need to be prepared to undertake training and access support to ensure that you are able to support the diverse needs of some of our most vulnerable young people

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To provide learning support on a daily basis to ensure that young people are able to achieve both personally and academically.
  • To provide pastoral support to ensure the wellbeing of all of our young people.
  • To carry out appropriate interventions as directed.

Closing Date: 6/12/21

Interviews: W/C: 13/12/21


Lawnswood Campus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two references from your current or previous employment.


To apply, applicants will be required to complete an application form and return to Mrs Rachel Bain at rbain@lawnswoodcampus.co.uk

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Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form