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ASC Hub - Teaching Assistant
Band 2 Point 5 (New Pay Scale) £18,795 (pro-rata)
33 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
(4 days 8.30am - 3.30pm and 1 day 8.30am - 4 pm)
Term time only
Required: As soon as possible
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our Autism Hub. The ASC hub opened in September 2016 at Milwards. Our vision for the ASC hub is:
To provide a supportive, structured, aspirational mainstream learning environment for pupils with autism together as one team but with individual needs at heart.
The ASC Hub is a unique and exciting enhanced provision for pupils with high functioning autism who may find a primary school setting overwhelming.
Our goal is to help equip them with the skills and confidence needed to access mainstream education, and to see them thrive in an inclusive, supportive learning environment.
Would you relish the challenge and enjoy the privilege of being part of a team whose holistic, person-centred approach supports a positive turning point in a young person's life?
We are seeking an inspirational teaching assistant whose professional practice is in harmony with our view of learning for our pupils. The successful candidate will understand the unique qualities of all and believe in the capacity of all young people to learn and grow despite the various challenges they face. You will see learning in its widest sense and be a creative, innovative practitioner in order to excite and enthuse the staff team and pupils in the hub.
What qualities are we looking for?
• Excellent communication skills
• Innovative, creative practitioner
• Experience of special educational needs is desirable
• Flexibility and reliability
• High levels of motivation, imagination and enthusiasm to promote strong and effective
What we can offer you:
• A challenge!
• Wonderful pupils
• An ambitious working environment and school community
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Creative collaboration
• Highly professional staff team to support within the school
• A supportive and positive leadership team
Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please telephone the main office to make an appointment and if you would like to have an informal chat about the position then please contact Manon Pinkett (ASC Hub Lead) Tel: 01279 435850.
Milwards is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and references.
Closing date: By noon on Monday 17th June 2019
Interviews: Thursday 20th June 2019