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  • Start date details

    Sept 2023

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours – Term time plus INSET days (39 weeks per year)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 SP13 – SP16 (£21,190 - £ 21,968 FTE) - £16,151 -£16,744 (2023 pay award pending)

Pay scale

Grade 4 SP13 – SP16 (£21,190 - £ 21,968 FTE) - £16,151 -£16,744 (2023 pay award pending)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ivy House School is a special school for pupils aged 2-19. We offer a happy and supportive environment, where pupils are given the best opportunities through an individualised curriculum and pathway.

At Ivy House School we believe that it is imperative that everyone within our community is:

“working together to inspire, nurture and empower”

This vision captures the importance of the multidisciplinary approach from all stakeholders including families, education, social care and health professionals to ensure that we create an offer for our learners’ that is aspirational (Inspire), offers holistic and personal development, removing barriers to learning (Nurture) and enables students to be as independent as possible so that they are well prepared for life after school, into adulthood and ensuring that no dream is out of reach (Empower).

Our pupils like to come to school. They are justifiably proud of what they achieve and enjoy celebrating not only their own successes but also those of their friends and other peers from across the school.

We have a highly motivated, professional and well-trained team of staff who work collaboratively with parents, carers and other professionals to ensure that all aspects of our offer meet the needs of each of our pupils.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant.

Applicants must have:

  • NVQ Level 2 or demonstration of knowledge and skill or experience
  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid training, medical support and welfare matters
  • Good understanding of areas of learning for students with SEND e.g.; Literacy, Numeracy, Science, SEN & Early Years
  • Experience of supporting children’s learning in a school or similar setting.
  • Have the motivation to work with children and young people.


What the school offers its staff

You will work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Providing specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom. Work may be undertaken in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

This rewarding role will contribute enormously to the children in our school offering them the life chances that they deserve. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. If you would like to come and see us in action, then please get in touch through admin@ivy.set.org and check out our website and social media channels .

SHAW EDUCATION TRUST was established in 2014 and is sponsored by Shaw Trust and is a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life. Unlike other MATs, we don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their curiosity.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ivy House School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
84 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Email address
admin@ivy.set.org

Ivy House School is a day community special school for pupils aged 2-19. We offer a happy and supportive environment where pupils are praised for who they are.

The school provides a happy, supportive and purposeful environment where pupils are nurtured, praised and acknowledged for who they are, the skills they acquire and the tasks they accomplish.

We aspire to provide each child with a wide range of experiences, which will enrich their time with us and challenge them to succeed. We recognise that children learn and achieve at all levels and we celebrate this diversity throughout the year, with both families and friends of Ivy House.

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