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Rotherham Council UK Jobs – Teaching Assistant

Website Rotherham Council

Job description

Location: Elements Academy, Doe Quarry Lane, Dinnington, S25 2NF

Salary: Band C, £19,264 (per annum, pro rata) – actual salary £15,979 per annum, Full time, 39 weeks

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 31st October 2022

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable pupils? Do you want to work in an inclusive, nurturing school? Do you want to be part of a Trust that supports career progression? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join Elements Academy, our brand new special school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs in Rotherham (S25).

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who will predominantly work with a pupil on a one-to-one basis to provide positive and aspirational outcomes for a pupil with complex social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs through high quality support and engagement, supporting transition and securing their physical and emotional wellbeing, whilst raising their self-esteem and encouraging independence.

Teaching Assistants will possess GCSEs (A*-C) in Maths and English (or equivalent) or alternatively, you will hold a relevant qualification at level 2 (or equivalent). It is desirable that you have experience of working with children with special educational needs in KS2, 3 or 4 with SEMH needs. In addition, you will be able to communicate information in a clear and logical manner and be proactive and positive in your approach.

Along with our Teaching Assistants, we are also looking for Learning Support Mentors who will provide positive and aspirational outcomes for pupils with complex social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs through high quality support and engagement, supporting transition and securing their physical and emotional wellbeing, whilst raising their self-esteem and encouraging independence. The LSM’s salary will be Band F, £22,571 – £24,920 (per annum, pro rata) – Actual salary £19,793 – £21,853 per annum,

Learning Support Mentors will be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths (or have proven numeracy and literacy skills to level 2.) You must be able to meet the Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards, or have an equivalent qualification or experience. You will possess experience of working with children and have the ability to relate well to children and adults, coupled with training in the relevant learning strategies.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who are potentially looking to gain experience to progress into teaching or for those who aspire to work within the area of Social and Emotional Mental Health. We are ambitious for growth and the development of our staff members and pupils and as such, there will be opportunities for progression within the Trust for successful candidates.

In return, we are able to offer a welcoming Trust with supportive management and a strong programme of staff development. You will receive exceptional support through our outstanding staff teams who are skilled at working with young people with needs across the SEMH range.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact the Ethos Academy Trust recruitment team at recruitment@eat.uk.com. You can also visit https://www.eat.uk.com/about-ethos/a-day-in-the-life/ for a day in the life of working at Ethos.

How to apply:

If you feel you are a suitable candidate please proceed through the following link to be redirected to the Ethos Academy Trust website where you can go into each advert and complete your application via the apply button.

https://www.eat.uk.com/recruitment-portal/current-opportunities/

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 31st October 2022



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