Teaching Assistant (SEND/Braille) - Ercall Wood Academy
Ercall Wood Academy
Golf Links Lane, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2DT
Tel: 01952 387300 Fax: 01952 387301
Headteacher Mr Chay Davis
11-16, NOR 838 Mixed
Required for September 2019
Teaching Assistant (SEND/Braille)
SEND Scale 3 10 hours per week
Braille Scale 4 20 hours per week
Fixed Term – 2 years in the first instance Term Time Only
Ercall Wood Academy is a warm, welcoming and innovative school in Wellington, Telford. We enjoy modern, state of the art facilities and are proud members of the Learning Community Trust, a family of schools in the local vicinity.
We have available, an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant, qualified in Braille or a willingness to train as a Braillist in order to support the needs of young people with the Academy.
The successful candidate would ideally hold the RNIB Certificate in contracted Grade 2 English Braille (UEB) or be prepared to study for this qualification under a given time scale and already have experience of working with young people with a visual impairment and other SEND needs.
The role will incorporate supporting students within the mainstream school environment and fostering positive working relationships with external support agencies.
All of our schools are committed to the well-being of our colleagues and all staff have access to a welfare package. We are keen to recruit and retain high calibre staff within the trust opportunity, for career development is high.
Further information is available to download from our website: www.ercallwood.co.uk
Closing date: Friday 6th September 2019 at 12 noon
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.Supporting documents
Job Description Person Specification Teaching Assistant SEND Braillist.docx