We are a Federation of two Outstanding schools for pupils with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, some with associated autism. Manor Mead is our Primary School for 4-11 year olds in Shepperton with a High COIN satellite provision in Virginia Water; our Secondary School is Walton Leigh, for 11-19 year olds. Each school has been graded as Outstanding on our last three Ofsted inspections.
We are seeking an experienced and motivated person who has lots of energy & enthusiasm to support the educational and care needs of the special children attending our school.
You will work closely with the class teacher to enable them to meet the complex educational needs of our pupils and will model the very best practise.
Senior Teaching Assistants are required to work core hours of 8.50am to 3.30pm and normally work under the direction of the class teacher. In the absence of the class teacher from the classroom, the Senior Teaching Assistant should assume responsibility for the class group.
Senior Teaching Assistants, are required to carry out an additional 1hour 40mins during the week under the direction of the class teacher (classroom preparation of teaching resources). This time includes 20 minutes allocated to the weekly team meeting.
Salary: Surrey S5 £18,051 - £20,150 pa (FTE £23,243 – £25,484 pa) - 32.5 hours per week (exc lunch break), 39 weeks per year, term time only.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 13th July 2022. Interviews will be held during the week of 18th July.
You are welcome to visit Manor Mead school before applying / attending an interview. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.
Manor Mead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
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.