TA - Secondary

Location Derby
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: ANYTHING
Contact email: rachel@coverpeopleuk.co.uk
Job ref: J16428
Published: 28 days ago
Teaching Assistant/ Learning Development Tutor Salary: Up to £85 a day Working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4pm Location: Derbyshire Dales Our client is a large Secondary “good” school and sixth form with a capacity of 800 students, catering to both mainstream and pupils with EHC Plans as well as social, emotional, and mental health needs. The successful candidate for this post will embrace this psychology in all aspects of their professional practice, with full training provided where necessary. As an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school, The client school works with multiple local authorities across Derbyshire to educate both mainstream and ‘at risk’ learners as a long-term, permanent educational environment. Our school offers a stable, secure, and supportive setting, where we ensure that the children and young people we care for can develop the skills and confidence necessary to help them fulfil their educational and social potential. As an exceptional Teaching Assistant/ Learning Development Tutor, you will work by supporting a small specialist team of teachers that are qualified to work in a therapeutic and SEN setting. The SEN classes consist of a mixture of year groups tailored to needs and academic ability. You will be expected to work effectively with both teaching and support staff at all levels as well as with parents/carers, students, and external agencies. Training in school systems and practices will be provided. This role will give the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to work closely with students in a small classroom setting (approximately 10 students per class within Key stages 3 and 4). From September 2022. About you • An experienced Teaching Assistant/ Learning Development Tutor with a passion for positive reinforcement and learning • The ability to manage a small group of children with complex social communication needs. • The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential. • A positive approach to managing challenging behaviour and staying calm under pressure We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, should a suitable candidate apply. Cover People are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Salary: Up to £85 a day Benefits: • Additional leave • Company events • On-site parking • Wellness programmes Schedule: • 8 hour shift • Monday to Friday • No weekends Ability to commute/relocate: • Derbyshire Dales- Driver is desirable due to schools location Education: • GCSE or equivalent (required) Work authorisation: • United Kingdom (required)