Teaching Assistant (Level C)
30 hours per week (Monday to Friday), term time only
Fixed term: Until 31st August 2023
Start date: To be confirmed
Hill Park School is a two site (Primary/ Secondary) special school for pupils aged 4 - 16 years for pupils with needs ranging from moderate (MLD), severe (SLD), to profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). Some pupils also have a diagnosis of autistic spectrum condition (ASC), complex medical needs or physical disabilities.
We are looking recruit a trained Intervenor to join the team working with a pupil who is vision and hearing impaired (MSI). Alternatively, if you are interested in the role but not already trained, we can offer training.
About the role
The successful applicant will use/be trained to use Braille and the specialist equipment used to create raised diagrams and pictures to assist the pupil in their learning. They will work 1-1 with the pupil and their family to give them outstanding access to all aspects of school life, working alongside another 1-1 Teaching Assistant and an additional pupil with visual impairment in another class.
The funding for this post is attached to the student, so when the student leaves the school the role will cease and you would be placed with a new class/team.
We are a warm, friendly and welcoming school with a supportive and caring staff, who work closely as a team. Our school would be a great place for you to work if you:
- have patience and a calm manner
- have resilience and a commitment to meeting the needs of children with additional needs
- are an excellent team player who is flexible and shows an ability to recognise and respond to pupils’ needs
- have Maths and English Qualifications at GCSE or equivalent
- be able to manage a challenging environment, both physically and mentally
- The role will include intimate care and full training will be provided. The need to be able to adapt your skills and to be flexible and resilient is crucial.
We take safeguarding and child protection seriously and all posts at Hill Park are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate.
Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 29 March 2023
Interview date: Thursday 20 April 2023
How to apply: Please return the completed application form by email to: email@example.com
Telephone: 01273 422855
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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