Marland is a successful all age (KS1-4) special school for students with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) needs. It is located across four sites; Peters Marland, Barnstaple and Central Bideford and has just opened a new 'Secondary Day School' (Yr7-Yr11) in East of the Water, Bideford for 40 students. This post will be based at Marland Primary School.
The overall Marland group of schools are currently graded as 'Good' by Ofsted Education, with the residential care provision separately judged to be 'Outstanding' by Ofsted Social Care inspectorate. Our overarching ethos is based around personalisation and meeting the needs of each individual child. We utilise 'THRIVE' based social and emotional development at the core of everything we do.
We are looking for a Senior Teaching Assistant to support the Learning Support Manager with the management and learning of students who withdraw themselves, or who are withdrawn from their scheduled classes due to short term difficulties. Under the direction of the Learning Support Manager to manage the withdrawal room and ensure that it is set up, maintained, managed and utilised as effectively and efficiently as possible in accordance with agreed Marland policy & procedure. As a member of the Senior TA Team to undertake occasional cover supervision of whole classes as / if required.
Training and ongoing professional development opportunities are offered to all staff, as are potential promotion opportunities due to the ongoing expansion of our popular schools.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Online searches may be done as part of pre-recruitment checks.
Please visit our website https://www.marland-school.co.uk for further information about our school and visit our vacancies page to download an application pack. You can also contact Jenny Stringer (Learning Support Manager) for an informal discussion on 01237 876300.
Please return your completed application by email to email@example.com or by post to Andrea Dart at Marland Residential School, Peters Marland, Torrington, Devon EX38 8QQ.
Closing Date: 6 March 2024.
Interview Date: 13 March 2024.
- OrganisationDevon County Schools
- Work LocationNorth DevonDevonTorridge
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£20,967 - £22,426 actual salary
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
37 hours per week (term time only) 39 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required