Occupational Therapy Assistant job summary
We are looking to appoint someone with good communication skills to join our growing Therapy team as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA).
Experience of working with children with SEND is essential.
Experience of working with Therapists is desirable but the commitment to supporting our learners to achieve, within a multi-professional team is paramount.
The successful candidate will work with and support Therapists and teaching staff, individual pupils and groups of learners in classes at our Secondary Centre in Twickenham. They will have the opportunity to work with Therapy team colleagues from Clarendon Primary and other schools within the Auriga Academy Trust
To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application in Section 9 you will need to explain how your skills, ability, knowledge and experience match the individual requirements in the person specification. Give evidence/examples wherever you can in support of your application. Relevant experience may include paid work or other activities such as college, leisure, family or domestic, community and voluntary work.
Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust is a small local specialist academy chain. The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk
Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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About Clarendon School
- School type
- Academy, ages 4 to 16
- Education phase
- School size
- 165 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 16
Clarendon is a special school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, some of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our school moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school in central Twickenham. The school was again rated Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2019.
Arranging a visit to Clarendon School
Please call the Secondary Centre to arrange