The Aurora Group
L3 SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Quidenham, Norwich, NR16 2NZ
Salary: Actual salary £21,798.96 – £23,014.50 dependent on qualifications
Hourly rate: £12.20 – £12.88 per hour
Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time only – Monday – Friday – 8.30am – 4.30pm (5pm on Thursday, extra half hour taken off on another day)
Aurora Eccles School:
Part of the Aurora Group, Aurora Eccles School in Quidenham, Norwich are looking for Level 3 Teaching Assistants. The school provides day placements for students aged 11 to 16 years primarily with communication and interaction difficulties or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Some may be on the autistic spectrum or have anxieties and difficulties that create barriers to learning.
To take a virtual look around our school please click here: Eccles Virtual Tour
The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and care whilst in school and other settings. As well as developing and delivering personalised learning, you will work with colleagues to support pupils with their daily routines, transitions and positive behaviour management. A tailored approach to the individual child ensures that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. The Teaching Assistant will need to support the Class Teacher with the day to day running of the class.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career whilst you help shape and develop our provision to achieve this.
To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the school.
To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.
To contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.
Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class
To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.
To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.
Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team.
GCSE Maths and English qualification Grade 4 or above or equivalent is essential.
Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (or working towards).
Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
Knowledge and experience of pupils with SEMH, ASD.
Due to the rural location of the school, candidates are strongly advised to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.
Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:
Life assurance and Pension
Perkbox – offering high street discounts
Employee assistance programme
Car lease scheme
Fully funded training and qualifications
Bike to work scheme
Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.
How to Apply:
You can apply online by completing our online application form. For more information on this position please contact Liz on 07918 585258 / [email protected]
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.
This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.
#Reed FTE: £25,376 – £26,790
Job ID: 2023-3809
External Company URL: https://www.the-aurora-group.com/
Post End Date: 05/05/2023
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