We have an exciting opportunity for two resourceful and engaging 1:1 Teaching Assistants to join our team of specialist staff supporting young people with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health issues. These positions are to support individual students on a 1:1 basis and as a result the funding is linked to the child.
The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting young people to succeed, the determination to make a difference in a challenging and extremely rewarding environment and the ability to work collaboratively to continue to raise standards, set high expectations and provide expertise and passion in equal measures to ensure innovative practice puts the school at the forefront of specialist education and intervention.
You may have experience of working with students with SEMH or you may be looking for your first role in an SEN setting, you must, however, be motivated to make a positive difference to our students’ learning journey and care deeply about their wellbeing and personal development.
The successful applicant will have experience of working with students who have complex and diverse needs, enthusiasm and tenacity to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment, the highest professional standards in your classroom practice and a passion for excellence in every interaction with young people.
This is a real time of growth and change as we join the Learn@ MAT and become The Sky Academy, providing education and support to young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and/or Speech, Language and Communication Needs. We are also currently in the process of developing the site with a new build project providing an additional six classrooms and shared facilities which will increase the number of students we are able to support considerably.
Sky College is committed to Safeguarding and the welfare of its students. All staff share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Sky College 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.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.