Relief Teaching Assistant

Castledon School, Wickford
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Job Ref No. ECC7045-207S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, point 4 - £9.81 p/h
Position Start Date: 12/04/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 28/02/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Location: Castledon School, Bromfords Drive, Wickford, SS12 0PW

Salary: £9.81 per hour

Part time - term time only. Hours and days to be given at late notice, as and when required

Closing date: 31 March 2021

You will provide direct support to our students in their learning environment in both a group and individual setting. Taking an active role in a wide range of classroom and physical activities throughout the academic year; assisting and working closely with the Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant to contribute to lessons.

Your main duties will include:

· Supporting the students alongside colleagues in the classroom, during break periods and at lunch times

· Under the direction of the Class Teacher, help prepare for lessons, contribute towards and carry out schemes of work and Personal Learning Intentions (PLI) and Care Plans

· Supporting the Class Teacher in planning and preparing for educational visits and school journeys and accompany students on such visits

Experience required:

· NVQ Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning - desirable

· Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above - essential

· Relevant experience working with students with autism or learning disabilities in an educational setting - essential

· Experience working with students across the ability range and autistic spectrum - desirable

· To be able to drive and hold a full driving licence - desirable

Castledon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as two good references.

Information about the School

Castledon School is a special school for children and young people with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs, age 6 -19 years.

We are experienced and successful in meeting the needs of students, providing a nurturing environment where students are able to thrive and grow in independence and self-esteem.

Information about the School

Castledon School is a Special School for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs from Year 1 - Year 14.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Juliet Winsor
Bromfords Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0PW
Telephone: 01268 761252

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