• Alisdair Low

Teaching Assistant - Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset SEMH/SEN School - £17,400 - £18,500.

Updated: Apr 8

Permanent salary above - temp salary £9.65 - £10.40 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time only

This College is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, sitting in 16 acres of listed gardens and a wider 50 acre campus - it is a truly spectacular place to work. The staff pull together to achieve a common goal of empowering their young people through learning, they strive to exceed expectations wherever possible. The students are aged 16 - 25.

The Head states:

"We prepare our students for adult life, through person-centred academic and vocational study programmes leading to independent living with employment or further study. By working together, we increase resilience, confidence, self-esteem, emotional intelligence and well-being: the cornerstones on which strong and successful long-term futures are built. Our extensive grounds include horticulture learning areas with large glasshouses, as well as motor vehicle workshops, an animal care unit and excellent sports facilities."

The main purpose of the role: 

This role will include supporting our teaching staff to deliver on a daily basis a broad and balanced curriculum for our young people both on and off site. Post holders will work on a 1:1 basis with students when required as well as support in class with a small group.

Key duties:

  • Support and facilitate the learning and independence of our students.

  • Contribute to planning, preparation, implementation and evaluation of education programmes, plans and reports as required.

  • Contribute to assessing, recording, and reporting on young peoples’ progress

  • Promote and encourage independence at all times.

  • Keep records accurately and up-to-date

  • Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times

  • Promote the development of positive social behaviours and self-regulation skills

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required. Within this role post holders must be prepared to support on the residential care side of the site on occasion. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car

  • Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English

  • Please note that the minimum age to work on site is 21

  • Have some knowledge or experience of working within an education setting

  • Be positive and creative in meeting young person’s needs

  • Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills

  • Competent ICT skills

Benefits and Additional Information

  • Full training and continued support

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme 

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.

As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.