Higher Level Teaching Assistant Grade 7
Woodlands School Tilley Green, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5PJ
Acorns Provision - Bishops Castle, SY9 5AY
1) Higher Level Teaching Assistant Grade 7
2) Teaching Assistant Level 3 Grade 6
Start Date: November 2017
Salaries: Grade 7 SCP 22 - 25 £20,661 - £22,658,
Grade 6 SCP 18 - 21 £18,070 - £20,138
Contract Type: Permanent, 32 hours per week, Term time only
This is an exciting opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Teaching Assistant to join a new special school opening in Bishops Castle, a town on the South Shropshire borders of England and Wales.
Acorns in Bishops Castle is a special school for pupils who have social, emotional, mental health and additional needs - including pupils on the autistic spectrum. Acorns provision caters for pupils in Key Stage 2 and also occasionally Y7 whilst in transition to other specialist provision. This will be the second Acorns provision in Shropshire, the first being based in Oswestry. Higher Level Teaching Assistant Grade 7
The successful candidate will be able to manage other Teaching Assistants within the school, including training, appraisal, and the allocation and monitoring of work. Under the guidance of the teaching staff, your role will be to implement agreed work / health / care / support programmes with individuals or groups, in and out of the classroom. In addition, the professional work of teachers will be complemented by taking responsibility for specific learning activities under an agreed system of supervision.
Teaching Assistant Level 3 Grade 6 Under the guidance of the teaching staff, your role will be to implement agreed work / health / care / support programmes with individuals or groups, in and out of the classroom. You will work in the main with a small group of SEMH pupils requiring detailed and specialist support in order for them to fully access all areas of the curriculum.
Prospective candidates are urged to visit the Oswestry setting prior to applying for the post as the accommodation in Bishops Castle is currently undergoing refurbishment. However, interviews should take place at the Community College and candidates may have the opportunity to view the accommodation at this time.
The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
For information regarding post and application pack please go to our website http://www.woodlandscentre.org/vacancies/
or contact the admin team on 01939 232372 where they will arrange for you to meet with Holly Wainwright (Teacher-in-Charge, Acorns Bishops Castle).
Closing date: Friday 29th September 2017
Interview date: Friday 13th October 2017