Individual Needs Assistant - Special Education Needs - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Recruiter
HOMEWOOD SCHOOL AND SIXTH FORM CENTRE
Location
Tenterden
Salary
NJC Scale 2
Posted
07 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Start Date: Feb 2019 Salary: NJC Scale 2 Pro-rata to £10,180 pa 26.5 hours per week, term time only Initial fixed term contract for 1 year We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated Individual Needs Assistant. You will work as part of our Learning Support team to provide bespoke support for one specific young person both in and out of the classroom. The successful candidate will focus on promoting the learning and personal development of this particular student, within our Key Skills class, to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them. This post involves working with a specific pupil with severe learning difficulties. Prior experience of working with children with a high level of additional needs is advantageous but not essential as training will be provided. Liaising with teachers with regard to the planning and differentiation of work for the student will be a key aspect of this role along with providing direct one to one support in the classroom and around the school site. You will also be required to liaise with outside professionals offering support and guidance to the school. You will work alongside classroom teachers to ensure all learning is accessible and engaging for the young person in order to maximise achievement and attainment. It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy or English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2. Please apply via the button below. Closing Date: 10/02/2019 at 14:00 Interviews: W/c 11th February 2019 Information about the school We would be delighted to receive an application from you if you would like to be part of our enthusiastic, committed and innovative team at Tenterden Schools Trust. Our schools are committed to securing the future for the young people in the Trust, striving for excellence in education, bringing each unique and distinctive community together to support our young people and their families and providing a seamless and coherent learning experience from 0 - 19. We offer an exciting and varied curriculum and we challenge and support our students in their studies so that they can achieve their very best in everything they do. Our ethos is based on “Learning, Respect and Belonging”. We have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school. We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities. Community links are important to us and we work closely with local schools and the wider community. I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful in your application you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent. Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. KTJ1

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