Salary:: £16,323-20,099 FTE
ISP Special School is looking for a caring, enthusiastic and patient Teaching Assistant – Progress and Engagement Guide to join its friendly and supportive team from September 2018.
The role of Progress and Engagement Guide is a variation on the traditional Teaching Assistant. The role is different in that (a) you will be responsible for mentoring 4 or 5 pupils (b) leading on a particular specialism e.g. maths, reading (c) supporting small groups of pupils with targeted interventions. The role also requires you to work proactively with a team to support pupils in the classroom.
Please note, although SEN experience would be useful it is not a requirement, but an empathy and willingness to learn is essential. Early years’ experience and/or previous working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage.
This is an exciting position, which could offer excellent career progression and development. The person we are looking for will be passionate about education and have a flair for working with young people.
What we are looking for:
Working as part of an experienced, collaborative and talented team, your role will be to provide support to our pupils supporting both inside and outside the classroom, delivering intervention programmes and mentoring pupils to ensure that they make progress. We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and team player, who enjoys working with young people, has a desire to contribute to the development of the school and has:
• A passion for children’s learning and development
• High aspirations for all children and a desire to raise standards;
• High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development.
We can offer you:
·Enthusiastic and friendly children who thrive on our high expectations culture
·An experienced, hard-working and supportive team of staff
·A happy, stimulating workplace
To apply please submit a copy of your CV, those shortlisted will be asked to complete an application pack ahead of interview.
Interviews to be held on Monday 23rd July 2018