Contract Type: Full Time
Role:
Teaching Assistant
Salary: £ 16000 – £18000 per annum
School Type:
Special Primary with Secondary
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 7-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Longdon Green, Lichfield, WS15 4PT
Ofsted Ranking: Not yet rated

Overview

Teaching Assistant

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our fantastic team at Longdon Hall School, Longdon Green, Near Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS15 4PT. As a Teaching Assistant, you will support our Teachers to take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, maximising children’s achievement, and ability to develop.

This is a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant who is looking to start or continue their career in Education and is motivated to inspire learning in children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant, who can work with individual and small groups of children, preparing classrooms and materials, and building positive relationships with pupils to promote interaction and learning. Our Teaching Assistants offer essential support to our Teachers and have the opportunity to assist in the planning and delivery of lessons in a creative and positive setting.

Whilst previous experience of working in an SEN environment would be desirable, excellent support skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. These roles are ideal for people working in customer facing industries including retail, hospitality, and leisure, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.

We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Educated to GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, enjoy working as part of a team, and be genuinely motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

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About Longdon Hall School

Longdon Hall School
Standing in a superb therapeutic setting with its own grounds and Forest School woodland, Longdon Hall’s outstanding reputation stems from its overwhelming success in re-engaging the most vulnerable and disillusioned learners across the Midlands.

With an innovative curriculum to reignite interest in each pupil, Longdon Hall embraces a raft of initiatives with personalised targets to ensure every child can make excellent progress which is appropriate to their specific needs.