PI High Needs Teaching Assistant 25 hours per week

The Commonweal School, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4JE

This job expired on 8 August 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Contract up to 31st August 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£20,559 - £23,632 fte

Actual salary

£11,892 - £13,670

PI High Needs Teaching Assistant 25 hours per week job summary

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join the Physical Impaired (PI) team at the school. You will provide support in all subject areas, as well as working with students on a 1:1 and group basis. Although you will be based in PI you may also be asked to support students in the Mainstream Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (MSEND) and Specific Learning Difficulties units.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with SEN students, preferably in a secondary environment. Teamwork is an essential aspect of the post, as is the confidence to support students in their progress through the curriculum. Good organisational skills, flexible working practices and patience are also essential. Confidence and sensitivity are essential in providing often intimate personal care, management of personal care plans and delivery of medication – training will be provided for successful applicants.

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About The Commonweal School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1408 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01793 612727

Commonweal School is a forward looking single status academy striving for academic excellence. We seek to provide a high level of support and professional development for all staff. We are committed to realising our aim, which is to be known as a provider of high quality education for all our students, achieved by focusing on teaching and learning and the performing arts. We have two Specialist Resource Provisions, one for Physical Disabilities and one for Specific Learning Difficulties, both of which are an integral part of Commonweal life.

From September 2014 our new Sixth Form provision has enhanced and extended the school’s excellent curriculum, creating significant opportunities for up to 300 students to achieve their potential. Based in a purpose built three storey centre it offers an outstanding environment in which our students can succeed and grow, within a warm, caring and creative atmosphere.

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