Role will be working as a teaching assistant to work in a reputable special needs school catering for Secondary aged students with Autism and to support them in and out of the classroom. There will be regular sports sessions that will be held with the students as well as completing academic work within the class.
Working hours are 0830-1530 and it will be Monday to Friday starting from September 2019. However, there are options for candidates who can only work part-time: 2 to 3 days a week. But the hours are unchangeable.
The school offers extracurricular activities and additional curriculum to students. Hence a keen interest in sports, horses, outdoor and practical activities would be ideal.
The role would suit someone with experience of working with young people in any capacity who have been excluded from mainstream education and can be nurturing and empathetic as well as managing challenging behaviour at times and use sports as a medium to build rapport and effective relationship with the students.
After visiting the school, the school facilities and the expertise of the staff really impressed us. Behaviour of the pupils were well managed but also supported in a caring, friendly and nurturing manner. Staff seemed to be happy and working well together. It was incredible to see such young person-centred care given to students.
There is a strong leadership team that has got over 30 years of experience in supporting young people with special needs. There is great support network around the students and staff including educational psychologists and local authority staff as well as great sports facilities and hydro therapy pool.
Previous experience of working with children and young people in any capacity
Understanding of sports coaching and child development.
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