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Job Title: Lead SEN Teaching Assistant
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Shifnal School, Shifnal, Shropshire
Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday
Contract: Permanent; Term Time
About our School
Hillcrest Shifnal School is undergoing an exciting project to grow our site and our current offer. This project will consist of a nurture space and vocational areas such as construction, catering and hair & beauty. This growth means we are looking to expand our staff team and we hope that we can find the perfect person to join the Hillcrest Shifnal team.
We are a small school on the outskirts of Shifnal with stunning grounds and rolling countryside surrounding us. Our staff are dedicated to delivering education in a therapeutic and trauma informed way.
As part of our new structure, we have an opportunity for a SEN Teaching Assistant. This role will work closely with our SENCO to provide support with interventions as well as administrative support with reporting and recording. Our vision for this role is to create a team headed by the SENCO which will focus on our Children’s needs as outlined in their EHCP as well as supporting staff. The more nurture we provide for our pupils, the more they will thrive.
We are part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) or Autism. You will have a successful background working in a school and a track record of supporting staff within a team. You will be expected to contribute to creating a culture that enables all learners and staff to excel.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of complex learning needs. You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding of how these needs impact upon learning and behaviour in the classroom. You will also have strong administrative skills in order to support the Pastoral Lead with recording and reporting.
Why join Acorn Education & Care?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.
Job ID 206303