Apprentice Teaching Assistant opportunities in an Outstanding school for pupils with SEN.
Manor Mead is a primary special school for students with severe and profound & multiple learning difficulties, some with autism. We are looking for someone enthusiastic and happy to help support the students (aged 2-11) with their learning, behaviour and life skills as well as providing physical and personal care where needed.
We have a great school full of happy students and our ideal apprentice will have plenty of energy and a willingness to learn. You will work towards NVQ level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools. We will provide high quality training and will support you to become an expert and valued member of our team.
We offer fantastic benefits, including:
- A supportive team of staff
- A thorough induction process
- Access to excellent professional development
- Generous pension scheme
- Paid sick leave
- Surrey Rewards discount programme
- Built in holiday pay entitlement
- 'Outstanding' school on your CV
We are looking for people who:
- Can form effective relationships with young people and enjoy working with them.
- Have a commitment to working as part of a team to support the development and potential of students of all abilities.
- Can motivate and inspire pupils to learn.
• Have excellent communication skills.
- Are calm and can maintain a sense of humour under pressure.
- Are committed to working towards their NVQ qualification.
Salary: Intermediate (Level 2) or Advanced (Level 3) apprenticeships Year 1 - Actual £13,574 (FTE £15,148); Year 2 Actual £15,980 (FTE £17,833)
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (term time) on an 18 month contract.
The successful candidate is required to start from 1st September 2021.
All shortlisted applicants will be asked to visit the school before interview.
Closing date: Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 9am. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 6th July
Manor Mead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS).
Manor Mead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Manor Mead School believes that it is always unacceptable for a child to experience abuse of any kind. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children. We will provide staff and volunteers with guidance to follow when they suspect a child may be experiencing abuse or may be at risk of harm. We will work co-operatively with other agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare. The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Tracey Penman (Head of Primary School). The Deputy DSLs are Becki Wright (Deputy Head of School) and Alice Chandler (Assistant Head of School). The Governor with responsibility for child protection is Elizabeth Wood-Dow.