• Alisdair Low

Teaching Assistant - SEN/SEMH School in Smallfield, Surrey - £17,865 - £20,228

Salary: Actual salary £17,865.27 - £20,228.49 dependant on experience and qualifications

Hourly Rate: £10.13 - £11.47 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm, flexibility within these hours is essential and you are required to work till 5pm one day a week for staff training and meetings. Term time only.

Start Date: End of August 2022

This school is part of a UK wide group of 20 special needs schools.

Once you pass your probation they will invest in you and they will pay for you to become a qualified teacher, if that is a career path you want to take.

This School supports children aged 6-11 years with communication difficulties typically associated with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism.

The school is linked to two other nearby schools in the Group and share the same Headteacher and Senior Management Team, however each site has its own Assistant Head and team of Teachers and TAs. Although the sites operate separately on the whole, students do cross between sites occasionally.

Key Duties:

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development

  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class

  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school. Some physical intervention may be needed upon occasion, full training on this will be provided.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.

The team are a family, they believe in working together to achieve the best for their co-workers and students alike. Naturally passionate educators, the whole team strive to exceed expectations at every opportunity. They understand “its about more thank education”.

Please note that duties will vary and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims of Redehall when required.

Skills and qualifications

  • GCSE Maths and English qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.

  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (desirable but not essential)

  • Experience of working in a special school environment is highly desirable.

  • Team TEACH Training- desirable

Generous Benefits package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Teachers' Pension

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

How to apply: - email Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

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.

If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.