Teaching Assistant – Behaviour Support
Permanent 5 days a week term-time only
Required to start as soon as possible
Grade F (pt. 9) (£11.02p/h) (£21,269 pro rata p/a)
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational, highly motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, supporting behaviour, to join our lovely school. Having experience of working with pupils with severe and complex autism, learning difficulties and associated challenging behaviour is essential. You will need to be approachable, patient and able to build positive relationships with pupils across the school.
- Have a willingness to undertake training in medical procedures
- Be enthusiastic, organised and flexible
- An NVQ2 (or equivalent) is preferable but not essential
- Have Team Teach experience (or equivalent) or be willing to be trained
The successful candidate will be working within a skilled and caring team. They will be expected to provide support to individual students, small groups or work in whole class settings. We are a strong, supportive staff team, committed to high standards of delivery. Silverwood School is committed to all aspects of personal development, it is inclusive and seeks to ensure every individual achieves. If you want to work with us then we look forward to hearing from you.
Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed by prior arrangement.
Please note that this appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks. Silverwood School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.
Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on Sunday 5th June 2022. Interview date T.B.C.
Silverwood School is an amalgamation of 3 special schools in Wiltshire. The three campuses of Silverwood School are known as Chippenham Campus (formerly St. Nicholas School), Rowde Campus (formally Rowdeford School) and Trowbridge Campus (Formally Larkrise School) it also incorporates Popular College in Chippenham.
Silverwood 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. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.