Teaching Assistant x3 Vacancies
- Part & Full Time hours available
- Term Time Only + 5 INSET days
As part of The Partnership Trust, The Mendip School is a school for
children aged 4-19 with Autism and/or Speech Language and Communication Needs. Our
Vision, co-produced with pupils, staff and families means we want our young
- Feel safe in school and the community
- Be learning and developing skills that can support them in
- Recognise ways in which they can be happy with themselves and
into their future
- Live as independently as they are able to
Natalie our Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team
are looking to appoint a hard working and dedicated teaching
assistant to work at The Mendip School.
As a teaching assistant at our school, the role is incredibly varied meaning you could be
providing more general classroom support and at other times you could be working
on a 1:1 basis with an individual child.
at The Mendip School tell us they love
coming to school, that they feel safe and they are free to be themselves. Staff tell us that
working at The Mendip School is never boring, every day is different and
working with our children gives them a huge sense of job satisfaction. We are a
friendly and supportive team, when
people visit they comment on the positive attitude of both the students and our
staff. Building positive relationships
is key at The Mendip School.
and Governors have high aspirations for our children and we aim to provide a high quality, relevant and balanced
education that is accessible for all as learning can look different for
everyone. At our school the curriculum is aided by therapeutic interventions
and the environment the school and staff create. We work really hard as a whole school community to create an
environment that ensures our pupils progress towards a happy and fulfilled
The post holder’s responsibilities include the meeting of pupils’
emotional, social and physical needs and liaising with teaching staff in the
development and delivery of a differentiated curriculum.
Applicants will need
to be confident, resilient and have excellent communication skills.
We are a
hard-working and enthusiastic team who enjoy the challenges and opportunities
of working within a school environment.
Previous experience of working in a special school is an advantage, although training will be provided. The position will be an excellent opportunity for colleagues looking for a new challenge. Applicants from specialist or mainstream settings are encouraged.
What we can offer you:
- High quality CPD
- A friendly and supportive working environment
- An employee assistance programme offering counselling, legal
advice and financial support
- A fun, supportive and exciting work place
- A range of comprehensive health and wellbeing services through our staff absence insurance provider
- The opportunity never to be bored and help children and young
people to leave school and achieve everything they aspire to!
We warmly welcome visits to our school so you can see for yourself all we have to offer. Please contact the school office to arrange a convenient time.
All applications should be made via MyNewTerm
We may close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received, so please get your application in early to avoid disappointment.
The Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers
to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and
The Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
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