Teaching Assistant - Special School

Mill Ford School, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 2PY

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  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

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  • 31.67 hours per week inclusive of unpaid lunch breaks Monday to Friday. Monday - 09:00-15:10 Tuesday 09:00-15:10 Wednesday: 09:00-16:00 Thursday: 09:00-15:10 Friday: 09:00-15:10

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Teaching Assistant - Special School job summary

Due to a recent School expansion, we are looking to appoint several enthusiastic individuals with a love of learning and a sense of fun to join our team. Some of the posts available will involve working on a 1:1 basis with pupils who have complex needs and autism.
It would be advantageous for applicants to have experience/knowledge of working with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and Severe Learning Disability (SLD). All applicants should have experience of working with special needs pupils and a relevant NVQ (or equivalent) qualification as well as their own resilience to support our pupils daily. Our pupils’ individual needs and education is of paramount importance to us, we work closely with parents and carers as well as other support agencies to ensure that this is delivered in the most appropriate manner. Training and support will be provided to successful candidate.
We are committed to Safeguarding and expect all staff to share this commitment – an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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About Mill Ford School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number
01752 300270

Mill Ford is a school with a specialism in meeting the needs of children and young adults aged 3-19 with complex needs, including severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex medical needs and autistic spectrum conditions.

We are a friendly, child-centred school where staff work tirelessly to provide each child and young person with an individual and exciting curriculum that ensures pupils develop skills and knowledge for life now and in the future. We place a strong emphasis on ensuring our pupils aspire to be the best they can, are able to contribute to society, develop their communication and social skills, enjoy learning and have a strong sense of self. We ensure pupils can achieve these things independently in a nurturing environment, where they feel safe enough to take risks.

Safeguarding children and young people is paramount in all we do, so that children and young people can learn and thrive in a safe environment.

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