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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have a number of vacancies in our establishments around the UK. Please apply for these positions through the relevant listing.

Alternatively, you can email your CV to our Group Recruitment Officer, Liam Slater, careers@kedlestonschools.com

Teaching Assistant

Contact Information: careers@kedlestonschools.com
Location: B19 3HU
Salary: £16,500 - £19,000
Date Posted: 12/04/2019
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Arc Oakbridge School
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant – SEN Specialist

Arc Oakbridge School (B19 3HU)

We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our brand new school in Hockley, Birmingham. Our school is an independent, specialist day school providing education for boys and girls aged seven to 16 years who are living on the autism spectrum and who have complex needs. We support students living with autism, including Asperger’s Syndrome, higher functioning autism, social emotional and mental health issues, moderate learning difficulties, ADHD and other challenges. The school is registered to take up to 40 students.

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

Person Specification (Essential):

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • GCSE C grade or above in English and Maths or equivalent
  • High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

Arc Oakbridge 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 Schools 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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