The Aurora Group
Teaching Assistant – Aurora Wilden View
Location: Torton, Kidderminster
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Term time only
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Annual Salary: £19,654.80 – £21,441.60 actual salary
Start Date: October 2023
The Aurora Group
The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.
As part of our growth strategy; we’re really pleased to be opening a brand new Secondary ASC/SEMH school in Autumn 2023, Wilden View School in Torton, Kidderminster, for students aged between 11-19.
Amongst a number of other new roles, we’re currently looking for a number of Teaching Assistants to start in October 2023
It is an exciting time to be part of Aurora and this is a unique career opportunity to make your mark on our growing services.
As one of our new Teaching Assistants, your role will be to support our children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.
You will be expected 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, and to promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.
You will support the class teacher and 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
Experience & Qualifications:
Working towards Level 2 award in Support work in schools or an equivalent is desirable
GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.
Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD
Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual
Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs
What’s on offer?
Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:
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.
If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 / [email protected]
Applications to be made via our online application form
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: £22,880 – £24,960
Job ID: 2023-4015
External Company URL: https://www.the-aurora-group.com/
Address Line 1: Worcester Road
Post End Date: 16/06/2023
Work from home: No
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