Learning Mentor (Teaching Assistant)

Church Lawton, Stoke-on-Trent
£16,900 - £17,895 (FTE) for 17 hours (pro-rata £6,839 - £7,242 Actual)
02 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Who we are

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We are proud of the difference we make.

Who we are looking for

We are a forward thinking Autism Specific Specialist Free School seeking Learning Mentors with a passion for improving life outcomes for every learner.

We were recently inspected in November 2017. The School was rated as Good.

Supported by the National Autistic Society Academies Trust, we cater for up to 60 young people aged 4-19 with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. As a part of the NAS Academies Trust, we are developing significant professional and working partnerships with the already established Independent NAS schools drawing on knowledge and expertise through professional working relationships to ensure best practise is shared.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the school’s development where you will be working closely with the Class Teacher and HLTA’s to support a small class of young people with a diagnosis of Autism.

We aim to deliver the highest level of education and experiences to ensure the best life chances become a sustainable reality for every young person (on an individual needs led basis). Together, we will create a safe, positive and structured environment in which every young person is respected and encouraged to achieve independence (through academic, employment and personal skills development).

To be considered for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate a desire for improving pupil outcomes (including those of high aspiration and vision). You will also offer a flexible approach to your role and be confident to support a range of subjects in a small group and across various levels of academic ability.

Working Pattern

Wednesday 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

How to apply

To apply for this role, please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/nas/displayjob.aspx?jobid=2285 to complete the online application form.  Applications must be completed in full. Only complete applications will be considered. Should you experience any issues with the electronic application form, please contact the school. CVs will not be accepted under any circumstances.

For more information about this job or to register for the school visit prior to application, please contact Stacy Booth, stacy.booth@naschurchlawton.cheshire.sch.uk  

School Visit: Wednesday, 21st March 2018 at 10am

Closing date: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 at 5pm

Interview date: Week commencing 7th May 2018

Contract: Part Time, 17 Hours Per Week (Term Time). Permanent

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion. We will not be accepting applications from previous applicants on this occasion.

The NAS and NAS ACADEMIES TRUST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Charity number 269425 (England and Wales); SC039427 (Scotland)

NAS ACADEMIES TRUST Company number 7954396 (A charity by statute). We are an equal opportunities employer.

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