Teaching Assistant (SEN)
Teaching Assistant (SEN), Arc School Ansley - this is a maternity cover post for up to one year
As a Teaching Assistant at Arc School Ansley you’ll be working directly with young people in the classroom every day.
You’ll help them learn, monitor their work and help raise their self-esteem. It’s not just about academic achievement; we want them to feel accepted and confident in their abilities.
You’ll need to be very resilient and dedicated to the wellbeing of our young people. Your support can be invaluable to teachers and young people, which means it’s very rewarding.
As an experienced Teaching Assistant already, you should be used to life in the classroom and up to date with welfare and safeguarding practices within education. You’ll also need to be qualified to at least NVQ level 2 (or equivalent), but what we’re really looking for is the ability to connect. We need you to build great relationships with all our young people, so you can motivate them to do well and be the best that they can be. If you’re emotionally strong and good in a team, we can offer a role with exciting prospects.
There are occasional meetings outside school hours, for which your attendance will be required.
Arc School Ansley is part of the Kedleston Group and opened in 2014.
We are an independent specialist day school in Ansley, a lovely small village, for children and young people aged between 11 and 17.
Our experienced team is dedicated to providing outstanding education to children and young people a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition, who may have many associated needs such as; social, emotional and mental health needs, communication needs and cognition and learning needs.
Many of our young people have experienced significant difficulties in mainstream school as a result of their associated social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We support our children and young people through specialist teaching and intervention including a range of therapeutic supports.
In return for your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary and other benefits including full school holidays, contributory pension scheme, comprehensive induction and ongoing training and professional development opportunities, refer-a-friend rewards, perks at work, employee assistance programme, birthday treats, employee of the month awards, cycle to work scheme.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.