Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational SEND Teaching Assistant to join SAIL Academy in April 2024. The details of this opportunity are:
Post: SEND Teaching Assistant
Location: Salisbury Academy for Inspirational Learning (SAIL)
FTE Salary Range: Grade F £25,119 rising to £26,421 per annum pro rata
Hours/Contract Type: Permanent, 31.25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time only)
About the role
The position of SEND Teaching Assistant is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate individual to lead lessons, interventions and support our learners with autism.
- To have a good knowledge and understanding of autism and social communication needs and appropriate strategies to support pupils with this need. E.g. TEACCH.
- To have knowledge and understanding of social, emotional & mental health needs and cognitive needs, that affect children and young people’s development.
- Excellent listening skills.
- An ability to build strong, trusting relationships.
- To be resilient and able to take regular responsibility for agreed learning /activities.
- Promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning and social skills activities.
- To use positive and personalised anxiety management strategies.
If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: for applications is 18 February 2024
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for week commencing 26 February 2024
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
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Opportunities and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.
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