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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    22 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE) 34.25 hours per week; 39 weeks per year

Therapy Assistant job summary

Isebrook School is dedicated to providing exceptional education and support to students with Special Educational Needs. We specialise in supporting students with Cognition and Learning difficulties and our team of professionals is committed to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and enriching environment where every student can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Therapy Sessions: Support our Occupational Therapist in conducting individual and group therapy sessions.

  • Student Assistance: Help students with exercises to improve motor, communication, and social skills, providing one-on-one or small group support.

  • Classroom Integration: Work with teachers to integrate therapy goals into classroom activities, adapt materials, and support daily living skills.

  • Administrative Duties: Maintain accurate records, organise therapy materials, schedule sessions, and communicate with professionals, parents and carers.

  • Professional Development: Participate in ongoing training and stay updated on best practices in therapy and special education.

About this Role

Isebrook School is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Therapy Assistant to join our in- school Therapy team. The Therapy Assistant will work closely with our full time Occupational Therapist to support the physical, emotional, and social development of students in line with the needs identified within their EHCP. This role involves assisting in the School Occupational Therapist in the implementation of individualised therapy plans, facilitating small group or individual interventions, advising classroom staff, conducting classroom observations and Quality Assurance audits and providing direct support to students to access their care packages.

Are you:

  • Positive and passionate about working with students with learning disabilities

  • A good or outstanding practitioner with experience of supporting young people with communication difficulties

  • A reflective practitioner

  • A team player who can work as part of the multi-disciplinary team

  • Able to motivate and lead by example

  • Knowledgeable about the learning needs of students with a range of barriers to overcome

If you are, then we can offer:

  • A nurturing group of staff, who are committed to achieving high standards for our pupils and students

  • A strong ethos and collaborative working

  • Dedicated teaching assistants and pastoral support

  • A rigorous induction programme

  • Opportunities for quality professional development

  • A holistic consultative approach to each young person

  • Well-being package including advice, support and guidance.

Creating Tomorrow Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Isebrook School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
253 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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