Teaching Assistant Level 1 Woodchurch High School, Wirral, Merseyside

Job description

Required Teaching Assistant to work with pupils with SEND, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Medical and Physical Impairments, learning difficulties and health care needs.
The successful candidate will be skilful in working with young people. They will have an understanding of the impact of additional needs on pupils and experience of working with pupils with social, emotional and mental health issues. Patience, creativity, initiative and desire to learn are essential qualities for this post. The diverse role of the TA is crucial and requires enthusiasm, commitment and flexibility.

Essential educational requirements

• Good numeracy/literacy/ICT skills
• Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme (can be obtained post employment via LEA)

Essential qualifications

• Good numeracy/literacy/ICT skills
• Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme (can be obtained post employment via LEA)

Essential skills and experience

• Good communication skills
• Ability to relate well to children and adults
• Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and own position with these roles
• Awareness of child protection legislation
• Awareness of confidentiality and data protection
• Knowledge and understanding of inclusion within the classroom


About Woodchurch High School

Address
Carr Bridge Road, Wirral, Merseyside, CH49 7NG
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Woodchurch High School website (opens in a new window)