Woodbridge Park is on a journey to outstanding and we need outstanding people to join us. We are a multi-site Alternative Provision for children and young people with complex needs and we provide a vital service to the families and schools of Hounslow. We are proud of our service and we need inspirational, patient trailblazers who believe that every child matters and who will never give up on our amazing pupils.
We are looking to appoint a Literacy Teaching Assistant, based at our KS4 Centre in Feltham. The role will include some weekly site based one to one sessions and small group intervention work. Candidates will be able to inspire and motivate our students to get the very best meaningful outcomes and show a commitment to raising the achievement levels and self-esteem of disaffected young people. Previous experience is essential of working with students in a supporting role. Candidates will have strong behaviour management skills and ASD experience and current certificates or a willingness to train in Team Teach and First Aid.
You will need to be organised, and have the patience and resilience to remain focused with some extremely challenging children. Your interpersonal and relationship building skills will be exemplary. We need kind-hearted, compassionate people who want to commit to changing lives for the better.
We can offer a varied professional experience, thanks to our many diverse sites – no two days are the same. We can also offer outstanding professional development with a dedicated training programme and planned investment in staff development. We place a high regard and focus on staff wellbeing having recently been awarded the NEU Workload Charter Status and we offer all staff six early finish days per school year to support their wellbeing.
OFSTED May 2019 judged WPES as a GOOD school.
Woodbridge Park Education Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.