- Grade 3 £19,650 – £20,043 Pro-rata
Teaching Assistant L2 job summary
Seven Hills School requires Two Full Time enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistants who would enjoy working in a happy and supportive school.
1 post is Permanent, and 1 post is Temporary for 1 Year in the first instance when it will be reviewed depending on the requirements of the school.
The successful candidates will join us to complete a strong team and contribute to the school’s success.
Governors are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals who are able to relate well to young people with a range of complex needs including severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder, physical disabilities and communication difficulties. You will need to work collaboratively within a staff team and with visiting therapists. The successful applicant will provide high quality support for the learning, personal care, communication and physical needs of students, working across a range of ages and abilities. You should have experience of managing students with challenging behaviour, be Team Teach trained and have a willingness to develop this further.
The school has a large post 16 provision based at The Bridge, which is a site on the Talbot/Newfield campus currently being developed in collaboration with Talbot School. The successful applicants may be required to work in either phase 1, phase 2 or phase 3 and on either of our sites. This will be dependent on the skills and experience of the applicant and will be negotiable.
Teaching Assistants also contribute towards students’ formal and informal assessment and help build effective relationships between home and school.
All Teaching Assistants are required to be proficient in Safe Moving and Handling techniques and Team Teach. Training will be provided as necessary. A knowledge of Makaton, basic ICT skills and experience of working with students with disabilities, learning difficulties, and communication difficulties would be an advantage but professionals with a positive attitude who are committed to their own professional development will also be considered.
The selection process involves shortlisting candidates through the matching of information from the application form and accompanying letter/statement to the person specification.
Applying for the job
Further information and application packs can be obtained by contacting Tracy Mycroft on 0114 2743562. Applications should be returned to email@example.com
About Seven Hills School
- School type
- Special school, ages 11 to 19
- Education phase
- School size
- 183 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 19
Seven Hills School is a co-educational secondary special school co-located with a Catholic High School near the centre of the city. We cater for pupils from 11 to 19 years of age. The school is maintained by Sheffield Local Authority (LA).
All pupils have learning difficulties and many have other associated difficulties relating to communication, behaviour, sensory, physical and/or medical disabilities. In common with many other special schools, pupils admitted have increasingly complex needs. A high proportion of pupils are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Approximately 25% of pupils are from an ethnic minority background.
The mission and purpose of Seven Hills School is to provide high quality inclusive education for young people aged 11 -19 with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and complex and multiple learning needs, in a safe and stimulating environment.
Seven Hills School is an inspirational community, which nurtures talents, shares learning and celebrates life. Students are challenged to achieve their full potential in all areas
Arranging a visit to Seven Hills School
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and may be arranged by telephone