Teaching Assistant

Capella House School, Twickenham, TW2 7SL

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC 09-10 - Scale 4

Teaching Assistant job summary

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year

Salary: Scale 4 NJC09 - NJC10

The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong and positive relationships with staff and pupils. They will support pupils to enhance learning and encourage them to become independent learners as well as providing educational, welfare and therapeutic support for pupils with a range of learning needs. We are looking for Teaching Assistants with good communication skills, ability to work on their own initiative and previous experience of working with pupils with learning needs.

We have vacancies across both our primary and secondary sites so please specify where you would like to be placed or if you would like to be considered for both.

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.

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About Capella House School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
35 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
0203 146 1441

Capella House is a forward-thinking, unique and innovative special school with a very exciting future ahead. The school provides for pupils aged 4 to 16 with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) as their primary need. Other additional needs which may include ASD, ADHD, Sensory issues or Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Classes have up to 7 pupils and will are supported by HLTAs, TAs and Therapists.

The school opened its Secondary Department in September 2019 in purpose built accommodation co-located with Clarendon School and Richmond upon Thames School. Our primary centre opened in September 2021 co-located with St Mary's primary school in Twickenham. The Auriga Academy Trust was created in 2016 by our partner special schools Clarendon and Strathmore, in order to extend local SEND provision.

Capella House 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

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