Teaching Assistant L2 Special

Seven Hills School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2RJ

Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 £22,369 – £24,496 Pro-rata

Pay scale

Grade 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

What the school offers its staff

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. It would also be helpful to know if you have a preference to which site you would prefere to be located at, please state this on you application form.

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to tmycroft@sevenhills.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Seven Hills School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0114 2743562

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

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tmycroft@sevenhills.sheffield.sch.uk.

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