The Aurora Group
Position: SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Caterham, Surrey
Hourly Rate: £11.55 – £12.35 per hour
Salary: Actual salary £20,637.54 – £22,063.54 dependant on experience and qualifications
Hours: 40 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm, flexibility within these hours is essential and you are required to work till 5pm one day a week for staff training and meetings. Term time only.
Caterham Education Centre
Part of the Aurora Group, Caterham Education Centre (CEC), in Caterham Surrey are currently looking to recruit a SEN Teaching Assistant. CEC is a 30-place secondary/post 16 learning centre supporting young people aged 11 – 16 who have difficulties with communication and social interaction, typically associated with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism, and challenging behaviour.
CEC is linked to Aurora Redehall School they share the same Headteacher and Senior Management Team, however each site has its own Assistant Head and team of Teachers and TAs. Although the sites operate separately on the whole, students do cross between sites occasionally.
Purpose of the role:
You will be required to provide support to our children with their learning and care whilst in school and other settings. The successful applicant will offer a tailored approach to individual children, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment.
To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn.
To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour.
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. Some physical intervention may be needed upon occasion, full training on this will be provided.
To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.
The team at Caterham are a family, they believe in working together to achieve the best for their co-workers and students alike. Naturally passionate educators, the whole team strive to exceed expectations at every opportunity. At Caterham we understand “it’s about more than education”.
For the full job description please contact Liz from the recruitment team [email protected]
Level 2 – 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (desirable but not essential)
GCSE Maths and English qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.
Experience of working in a special school environment is desirable.
Team TEACH Training- desirable
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: £24,024 – £25688
Job ID: 2023-3790
External Company URL: https://www.the-aurora-group.com/
Address Line 1: Francis Road
Post End Date: 05/05/2023
Work from home: No
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