Teaching Assistant - Preston Bridge School (Spaghetti Bridge Ltd)
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- £18,207 - £19,278 actual salary, dependent on experience
Are you an experienced teaching assistant with a passion for supporting students with SEMH needs? Are you nurturing , understanding and resilient? Do you want to feel valued, supported and part of a team?
Preston Bridge School is a special school for pupils aged 6 to 19 years, based across two campuses in Paignton, Devon. Our creative, individualised approach to learning is centred around well-being and skills for independence. From the time our students arrive, we start thinking about where our students will be moving to after they leave us to ensure they are well prepared to achieve their goals and succeed.
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, teaching assistants who are open to learning a modern approach to teaching pupils with social, emotional, mental health needs. This is a term time only post.
We understand the importance of building meaningful relationships with pupils and families to nurture growth and development of relational milestones such as, building trust and sharing enjoyment. Care and making connections are at the heart of our ethos and we work hard to ensure that all staff feel cared for too.
We are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development for all our staff. As part of a new and growing group, we will be able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues from across the group in order to develop innovative teaching practice.
The wellbeing of our staff is an important priority therefore we provide opportunities to ensure we value their hard work and dedication and promote a healthy work-life balance. We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children and young adults can learn and thrive.
Spaghetti Bridge Ltd are committed to Safeguarding therefore, all employees working at this school must have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of our children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and employment references. We will request references from where you have worked with either children or adults at risk. Please be aware that references will be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools and that online searches will be completed on all shortlisted candidates in line with the provisions of Keeping Children Safe in Education. This post involves contact with children and young people considered to be at risk and therefore post holders will be engaging in regulated activity.
This post involves working with children and young people considered to be at risk and therefore is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Spaghetti Bridge undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.
As an equal opportunities employer, Spaghetti Bridge is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination.
We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.
Please use the application form attached below.
Your completed application form should be returned to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that early application is encouraged as we may appoint prior to the closing date.
Application deadline: 09 April 2023.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTorbayDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£18,207 - £19,278 actual salary, dependent on experience
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required