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  • Job start date

    30 October 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5hrs per week Term Time plus 1 week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,369

Actual salary

£16,900

Pay scale

NJC Scp 7-12

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs? Come and join our warm and welcoming community at Talbot Specialist School and be part of our fantastic team!

We are looking to appoint inspirational and energetic practitioners to join our team of highly skilled and dedicated staff who work creatively with our students to deliver imaginative and exciting learning opportunities.

We have a new leadership team in place and are developing our curriculum and expanding our provision to include learning at different sites across the city. This is an exciting time to join the school and to be part of our amazing journey!


What the school offers its staff

Talbot Specialist School is a recently inspected good school for students aged 11-19 with Cognition and Learning Difficulties – including emotional needs, behavioural needs, profound and complex learning difficulties and autism. We are based in the South of Sheffield, serving approximately 230 young people and their families from across the city. Situated on the same site as Newfield School, we offer high quality facilities which enable our students to be as independent and prepared as possible to have purposeful and fulfilled adult lives. We actively seek opportunities to promote inclusion and work closely with Newfield and other Sheffield Special Schools.

Further details about the role

Do you have:

  • Passion to work as part of an exceptional staff team to support our students to enjoy their time at school and achieve their potential
  • Experience in working with young people with profound and complex learning difficulties and/or ASD
  • Relevant training or qualifications (e.g. SEN, Team Teach, Positive Handling, First Aid)

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
  • Commitment to working in partnership with families and other agencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Candidates should be willing to take responsibility for basic care and hygiene as part of their duties to ensure that the students can gain full access to the curriculum. This includes meeting personal care needs and feeding.

Undertaking training in the following areas will be a requirement: Moving and Handling, Makaton Signing, Team Teach (Positive Handling Techniques), Safeguarding and Medical Needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Talbot Specialist School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01142507394

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our students and their families?

We are expanding our staffing team to better meet the needs of our amazing students and have some exciting opportunities to become part of our highly skilled and supportive staff team. We are looking to appoint inspirational and energetic practitioners who are willing to go above and beyond to support our students and their families to achieve:

‘Beyond Expectations’

Our School:

Talbot Specialist School is a recently inspected good school for students aged 11-19 with Cognition and Learning Difficulties – including emotional needs, behavioural needs, profound and complex learning difficulties and autism. We are based in the South of Sheffield, serving approximately 240 young people and their families from across the city. Situated on the same site as Newfield School, we offer high quality facilities which enable our students to be as independent and prepared as possible to have purposeful and fulfilled adult lives. We actively seek opportunities to promote inclusion and work closely with Newfield and other Sheffield Special Schools.

We have a new leadership team in place and are developing our provision to include learning at different sites across the city. This is an exciting time to join the school and to be part of our amazing journey!

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