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Shorefields School is a special needs school for pupils aged 3-19 with complex learning difficulties (SLD,PMLD,ASD).
We currently have a vacancy for a teaching assistant to support a community-based pupil. The successful candidate will need to have an NVQ level 3 or equivalent and should have relevant experience in a related field working with children with challenging behaviour or supporting the needs of people with disabilities. This is a physically demanding role and a certain level of fitness is required.
This is a task based role which will be reviewed on a termly basis. It is a fixed term appointment with the initial period being to 31st December 2021.
The role is a term time only position, plus non-pupil days. The days each week may vary due to the requirement to support the named student, and will initially be for either 2 or 3 days each week. (Monday to Friday)
Actual hours to be confirmed - 2 days will be 10.5 hours per week, 3 days will be 15.75 hours per week.
Actual gross annual salary for this position is between £4813.77 and £4975.66 for 2 days per week; between £7220.65 and £7463.50 for 3 days per week.
Shorefields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to uphold our high standards.
Information about the School
Shorefields School caters for the needs of pupils with a range of severe learning difficulties. We currently have 142 pupils on roll aged between 3 and 19 years. The school is located in the centre of Clacton close to the beach and shopping area. Our catchment area extends to the whole of the Tendring peninsula