Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Mill Green School, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 1BU

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2022

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NJC Scale 7-11

Level 3 Teaching Assistant job summary

The Governing Body of Mill Green School are seeking to appoint a motivated and extremely effective Learning Assistant to join our hard working, dynamic and enthusiastic team who share our determination to transform the life chances of our wonderful student body.

At Mill Green School we understand that enabling positive outcomes for young people facing complex challenges isn’t an overnight fix. The successful candidate will be a committed and enthusiastic individual, who is ready to start every day with a fresh outlook and welcome the young people into their learning and social development opportunities. The work with the young people isn’t about us; we are a team who are all about the young people, all of the time. The successful candidate won’t be alone in their goal to have a positive impact on the lives of our young people; they will have all the support they need from the team.

The successful candidate will need to be able to build trusting relationships with our young people to help them manage the learning challenges of the day. At Mill Green we all wear different hats here and in order for our young people to succeed. The role is essential to the support and development of our young people, enabling them to achieve success in a safe and caring learning environment. The role holder will build a professional and trusted relationship with young people that puts their health, safety and development at the centre of their practice. Flexibility is key in this role and may include working 1:1 with young people where required, or leading or supporting in a small group or class setting.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding, reflective and resourceful practitioner who is dedicated to making their practice the very best it can be. They will be committed to developing exceptional SEN education, taking a solution-focused and positive approach, with a passion about their work and the impact they have on improving outcomes for all learners, regardless of their educational needs or ability.

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About Mill Green School

School type
Special school, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
School size
105 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Contact phone number

Mill Green School is an Outstanding Community Special School in St Helens, where individuals aged 14 to 19 with complex, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties are valued and supported to achieve the very best outcomes. Many of our young people have additional communication difficulties, sensory and physical impairments and/or complex health needs.

Mill Green is a school where individuals are valued and all staff and young people are challenged to give their best. Our young people are supported so that they leave Mill Green as confident, independent life-learners who are able to express themselves and their choices, are problem solvers and are able to contribute to the community in which they live and learn.

The dedicated staff team at Mill Green take a holistic, person-focussed approach to learning, offering an innovative and diverse curriculum to develop young people’s academic, social communication and independent life skills so that they are well prepared on their journey towards adulthood. We provide outstanding teaching and support in an inclusive, safe, secure and positive environment where every young person is celebrated for who they are and for their achievements. Part of our uniqueness is the creative curriculum which embeds links with the local and wider community, ensuring that our learners are able to have meaningful, real-life experiences to enrich their learning.

We work closely with colleagues in health and social care to provide integrated therapies throughout the school day and to support out work with families to ensure that all young people who attend Mill Green are able to reach their full potential in a safe and happy environment.

Mill Green is committed to strong partnership working with parents, carers and other members of the local community and strongly believe that when parents, carers and other community members are engaged in the education of our young people, it ensures exceptional learning opportunities and outstanding outcomes that best prepare our young people for the next phase of their lives.

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