Teaching assistant Level 3 Middlemarch School, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Job description

About the role; Teaching assistant level 3 to work within an enhanced resourced provision ‘The Bridge’ located within a mainstream setting – Middlemarch School. To work within a small team of professionals within this provision to ensure children with communication and interaction difficulties receive a high quality education.

Key requirements: The Governors of Middlemarch School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic, teaching assistant who has experience of working with children with challenging behaviour, to deliver outstanding practices within an enhanced specialist provision.

Essential educational requirements

1.1 NVQ 111 or equivalent in teaching assistance.
1.2 Training in special educational needs strategies.
1.3 Willingness to undertake appointed person certificate in First Aid.

Essential qualifications

2.1 Minimum of 2 years experience of working with children in an educational setting.
2.2 Willingness to participate in relevant training and development opportunities.
2.3 Experience of working with pupils who have a diagnosis of complex communication difficulties which may include Autism.

Essential skills and experience

1.1 Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
1.2 Ability to build effective working relationships.
1.3 Ability to promote a positive ethos.
1.4 Ability to work with children at all levels.
1.5 Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour.
1.6 Ability to adapt own approach.
1.7 Effective use of ICT to support learning.
1.8 Understanding and working knowledge of the National Curriculum.
1.9 Working knowledge and understanding of good AS practice,
1.10 Working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation.
1.11 Understanding of inclusion, especially within a school setting.
1.12Experience of resources preparation to support learning programmes.
1.13Ability to use other basic technology – iPad, photocopier
1.14Valuing Inclusion.
1.16Developing Self and Others.

Please see the school website for further information.

About Middlemarch School

College Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7BQ
LA Maintained School
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