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Maple View School – Special Needs Teaching Assistant – 39 hours per week, term time only

Maple View School opened in June 2020. Due to growing numbers, we are now in the position to be able to recruit further TA’s.

We are a small school, with capacity for 18 children, including 7 residential placements, for children aged 6-16 with a range and complexity of needs including: Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties, associated behavioural difficulties and Prader Willi Syndrome.

The children follow individualised curriculum pathways, either semi-formal or subject-specific, according to ability, with EHCP Outcomes and preparation for life post Maple View at the core of their pathway. Children engage in classroom-based learning, including daily literacy, numeracy and PSHE activities in the mornings. In the afternoons they can access horticulture, small animal care, cooking, Outdoor School and community-based activities. Individual and group therapy sessions are delivered throughout the day. There is a strong focus on creativity and well-being, with a whole school music session at the start of the day and yoga to close. A half-termly book, accessible to all, is the focus of whole-school cross-curricular planning, encompassing the areas of music, art, literacy, science and the humanities. We belong to the ‘Kindness School’ and daily acts of kindness are encouraged and celebrated.

We are seeking TA’s with experience of supporting children with SEND, ideally in a specialist setting.  We would especially welcome applications from Nursery practitioners. We are looking for candidates with an understanding of a range of Special Educational Needs, the ability to play and have fun as well as supporting more formal aspects of the curriculum. Flexibility, integrity, resilience and a genuine desire to improve outcomes for children with SEND are essential qualities.

We offer you a welcoming and supportive team, including on-site therapies, and a range of professional development opportunities. The successful candidates will support learning in a class of up to 5 children under the direction of the class teacher as well as whole school activities.

If this sounds exciting to you, and you have the experience required, we would love to hear from you.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

Maple View School and the SENAD Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment.  As part of the appointment process we will undertake checks to ensure that you do not pose a risk of harm to children – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks. This shall also include an employer reference obtained prior to interview.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 5th October 2022 9am

Interview date: Monday 10th October 2022 – you MUST be able to attend on this day and be available for the whole day

Maple View School, 305A Prince Charles Avenue, Mackworth, Derby DE22 4LL.

Bladon House School – SEND Teaching Assistant – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.15 -16.15 Tuesday: 8.15 – 16.30 Friday: 8.15 – 15.00

This is an exciting opportunity to come and work at our unique school as a Teaching Assistant and to make a difference to our young people who are at the heart of everything that we do.

We pride ourselves on being a ‘Good’ school where the promotion of “pupils’ personal development and welfare is OUTSTANDING.”

The role is suited to a Teaching Assistant with empathy, commitment and a genuine understanding of what it takes to engage learners with complex additional needs.

What you can expect from us

  • 52 week contract paid monthly with school holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme, pension and The Bladon Perks which include:
  • Well-being treatment contribution
  • Termly breakfast rolls
  • The famous monthly wellbeing treat box
  • A team dedicated to the well-being of all staff
  • Regular Training and CPD opportunities
  • A positive and supportive working environment
  • A specialist setting in a rural environment that prides itself on its outdoor and community based learning opportunities
  • The opportunity to greet our farm animals as you drive to work each morning J

The Role

Given our small class sizes and creative curriculum, this is a fantastic opportunity for experienced qualified Teaching Assistant professional to bring ideas, new activities and enthusiasm into the classroom.

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.15 -16.15

Tuesday: 8.15 – 16.30

Friday: 8.15 – 15.00

Essential Criteria

  • A relevant qualification in Teaching and Learning
  • Previous Teaching Assistant experience in SEN setting is desirable
  • Calm, caring nature.
  • Being positive and adaptable
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviour is also desirable

About us

Bladon House School is a residential special school for young people from 5-19 with Special Educational Needs including autism, attachment, PWS, moderate learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, communication needs, therapeutic needs (including speech and language and sensory processing needs), and associated challenging behaviour.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

If you would like to visit the school prior to application please get in touch, so you can see our amazing school and young people for yourself!

Please contact senad.recruitmentteam@senadgroup.com to book a visit or view our online map and photos at https://senadgroup.com/interactive-map/bladon/  we look forward to seeing you and showing you just what Bladon House is all about.

Bladon House School and The SENAD Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment.  As part of the appointment process we will undertake checks to ensure that you do not pose a risk of harm to children or young people – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks. This shall also include an employer reference obtained prior to interview.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care.

Please contact our recruitment team on 01885 488 096 Ext. 12103 for more details.

Closing date: 14th October 2022

Bladon House School, Newton Solney, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 0TA

Alderwasley Hall School – Learning Support Workers (Teaching Assistants) – 40 hours per week, term time only, permanent

What will we offer you?

In return for your hard work and commitment to educating young people you will receive…

– Quality assured training specific to your individual needs

Employee assistance programme and discount scheme

– A group of diverse, professional and supportive colleagues

– The chance to work with our amazing young people who can be challenging at times, but incredibly rewarding at others

– Incredible career development opportunities

– The priceless reward of knowing that you are making a difference each and every day to the lives of some unique individuals

About us

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form provides exceptional education for young people aged 5 to 20. We transform the lives of young people with High-Functioning ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), Asperger’s Syndrome, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and Developmental Language Disorder. We’re also highly experienced in meeting associated diagnoses and needs, such as Selective Mutism, anxieties and phobias.

Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Workers and Care Staff work together to achieve our three core aims; a sense of belonging, a sense of productivity and emotional and physical wellbeing.

Due to increasing numbers of Young People seeking our excellent provision, we have an exciting opportunity to join our school as a Learning Support Worker.

The Role

We are currently seeking individuals who can provide support for students, the teachers, the curriculum and the school. You will need to be able to create a happy, safe and caring environment which enables our students to learn and communicate with confidence.

Essential Criteria

We are seeking resilient and even-tempered Learning Support Workers to join our friendly and supportive team. Ideally you will have experience in a similar role, but applicants who are new to this area will also be considered as we are able to offer an outstanding training package. You must however have the ability to work under pressure and a natural respect for the dignity and individuality of the students as you will need to create a happy, safe and caring environment to enable our students the freedom to learn and communicate with confidence.

Please contact The Recruitment Team on 01885 488 096 Ext 12103 for more information.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – all successful candidates will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

Previous applicants (within the last 6 months) need not apply.

Interviews to take place: 5th October 2022

Alderwasley Hall School, Alderwasley, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2SR

 

Alderwasley Hall School – Speech and Language Therapist (banding dependant on experience) – Full or Part time

Passionate about supporting young people to progress?
Interested in working holistically and as part of a multi-disciplinary team?
Join our fantastic SLT team at Alderwasley Hall School!

Alderwasley Hall School is located in the beautiful countryside of Derbyshire and is split over 2 sites. We offer day and residential placements for students aged 5-19 years with Autism Spectrum Conditions and Developmental Language Disorder. You will have the opportunity to work in a school that promotes truly multi-disciplinary team working, where therapies, education and care staff all work together to make a difference to the lives of some amazing individuals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join our large team of therapists. This is an excellent opportunity to develop specialised clinical skills and work with a range of different professionals within an educational setting. We are seeking an SLT with flexibility, integrity, resilience and a creative approach to therapy. In return, you will receive fantastic support and bespoke CPD/development opportunities.

For more information about the posts, please contact Kate Cooper on 01629 822586 or email kate.cooper@senadgroup.com. For an application form, please see the Alderwasley Hall School website.
Closing Date: 3rd October, 2022
Interview date: 6th October, 2022

Rowden House School – Special Needs Teaching Assistant – Full Time Hours 8:30 – 4:30 or 8 – 4

Rowden House School in Herefordshire provides individualised care and education programmes for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years, with severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour.

 

About you

We are seeking patient and even-tempered Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. Ideally you will have experience in a similar role, but applicants who are new to this area will be considered as we are able to offer an outstanding training package. You must however, have the ability to work under pressure and a natural respect for the dignity and individuality of the students.

 

What does the role involve?

– Supporting the teacher with preparation, display and general classroom duties, including the organisation and development of class planning.

– Providing support for students in all aspects of care, education and health.

– Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults at all times.

– Assisting the teacher with the supervision of the children or group of children during class activities, at lunchtimes, moving around the campus and surrounding areas, and activities away from the classroom.

– Assisting at an appropriate level with the implementation of the programmes and management strategies in place for the pupils as developed by appropriate professionals, e.g. physiotherapist, speech therapist, psychologist.

 

What can we offer you?

– A beautiful working environment in the Herefordshire countryside

– Paid induction and training time

– A rewarding and varied job role

– A competitive salary

The SENAD Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. As part of the appointment process we will undertake checks to ensure that you do not pose a risk of harm to children or young people – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care.

Rowden House School, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS