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Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant

Contact Information: Liam Slater,
Location: Disley, Cheshire East
Salary: £16500/annum
Date Posted: 11/12/2018
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: High Peak
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

Teaching Assistant

Disley, Stockport


At High Peak School, we are currently looking to recruit passionate and experienced Teaching Assistants to join our education team, due to continued growth. The school, based in Disley, Stockport, caters for young people aged 11 – 17 with social, mental and emotional health difficulties; therefore experience in this area would be viewed positively. 

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • To work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas

Our teaching support staff Mentor work with a small number of pupils who find access to normal school routines difficult, often with a negative impact on their success in school. They work to identify barriers to learning, whether arising from inside or outside of school, and seeks bespoke solutions that enable pupils to be increasingly successful.

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
  • The support to progress in your career

High Peak School is part of the Kedleston Group Ltd, which is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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