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Job Ref No. ECC1120-286 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5 point 8-11 - F/T Salary: £21119- £22374pa
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/09/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 27th September 2021  

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The Children's Support Service isan Alternative Provision, whose aim is to provide lasting, meaningful, and positive outcomes for children who are unable to access mainstream education.

We are seeking a positive and supportive teaching assistant, to join our professional and innovative team. You will work 30.75 hours over 5 days per week, term time only, at the Fairview site in Basildon.

We value the wellbeing of our staff and offer a supportive, well-resourced learning environment with a range of professional development opportunities. We are also proud to be practioners of Trauma Perceived Practice across our service.

The successful candidate will:

· Have experience of supporting pupils with a range of educational needs and be empathetic to reasons of disengagement

· Have good knowledge of the curriculum and some knowledge of alternative provisions

· Support with all personalised learning programmes, including remote learning, class based and off site activities

' Be able to support outdoor activities

· Be able to deliver 1:1 educational intervention programmes

· Look for creative ways in which to support every child with their personalised learning programmes

· Communicate with parents/carers and other professionals

· Be able to contribute to our positive, safe, caring and supportive environments

· Have GCSE standard, or equivalent, of Maths and English

The role requires all candidates to speak fluent English and you must have "business use" on your car insurance.

Our service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and full employment checks, good references and medical clearance.

CSS staff benefit from our subscription to the "Education Support Partnership", which provides mental health and wellbeing support services for all staff, including 24/7 access to advice, support and counselling for our whole team.

Visits are encouraged - please phone CSS Fairview on 01268 552482 to arrange a visit.

Please note that C.V.s are not accepted as part of applications.

Information about the School

The Children’s Support Service is a short stay provision (PRU) in Essex. We have three main centres covering KS2-4 (in Hadleigh and Basildon) as well as an Outreach Service which works to support students, staff and schools in the local area, with bases in Basildon and Harlow.

Most of our students are referred to us due to difficulties they have faced in school; many come with additional needs and require academic, emotional and social support.

We offer a wide range of subjects, including the core curriculum, as well as enhanced activities to provide an enriched learning experience. We collaborate with schools and professionals who need our support, and aim to reintegrate students back into mainstream education or prepare them for other lifelong learning opportunities.

Our staff create positive, safe, caring and supportive learning environments, helping to inspire every child to achieve their full potential.

CSS staff benefit from our subscription to the "Education Support Partnership", which provides mental health and wellbeing support services for all staff, including 24/7 access to advice, support and counselling for our whole team.

Please note that car insurance including "business use" is required.

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

Adele Drew
Fairview Rd, Basildon
Essex, SS14 1PW
Telephone: 01268 552482

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