Teaching Assistant

Transforming Futures Trust

About this role

Plymouth, Devon

The Supply Register are proud to be working as a managed service provider on behalf of theTransforming Futures Trust.We are working in partnership with the academies within the trusts to accommodate all teaching and classroom support requirements including daily and long-term positions. 

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for eager and energetic Teaching Assistants to work alongside the team at Courtlands Special School Academy.

You will be based at Courtlands Special School Academy however may be required to assist other schools in the academy, all in which are in the Devon area.  

Courtlands Special School Academy caters for primary aged children who have moderate learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH), and other complex needs.  Within this there is a wide range of needs, such as children with mild medical issues, developmental disorders such as ADHD and Dyspraxia, Autism and speech and language difficulties.

This position provides you with the opportunity to join our bank of staff for the schools in the Plymouth area and the flexibility to choose when you work. If you are highly motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then we urge you to apply today.

Job Purpose

Under the direction/instruction of Senior Leaders, you will provide general support to students and staff, including preparation, routine maintenance of resources/equipment.

Responsibilities

Your key responsibility will be to support students in accessing learning activities in a variety of settings, including vocational placements and Learning Outside the Classroom, as directed by Teachers and Senior Leaders.

These may include:

  • Offering Support and encouragement when participating in learning activities
  • Promoting and demonstrating a positive behaviour model
  • Assisting with the supervision of students during off-site activities, including Training Placements
  • Being aware of, and complying with Policies and Procedures relating to: – Child Protection; Health & Safety; Security; and Confidentiality – reporting all concerns to the Designated Person/s
  • Being aware of, and supporting difference, and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Providing support for the preparation of, and undertaking of examinations
  • Being an effective role model for the standards of behaviour expected of the students
  • Providing support in the development of IEP’s

General Duties

  • As and when required, to undertake duties in connection with personal hygiene and welfare of students, as directed by teaching staff
  • Provide clerical/admin support, e.g. attendance/absence, typing, photocopying, printing, display, baseline assessment
  • Ensuring maintenance of a clean, safe, and orderly working environment
  • Timely and accurate preparation of routine equipment, resources, materials, as instructed, ensuring quality/safety
  • Undertake record keeping as directed
  • Monitoring and arranging orderly and secure storage of learning resources

Essential

  • GCSE English and Maths (A*-C) or Adult Literacy & Numeracy Level 2 equivalent
  • Driving Licence and Car

Desirable

  • Teaching assistant related qualification
  • Youth work related qualification
  • Other equivalent qualification relevant to children/young people
  • MAPA and or First aid training although training can be provided
  • Level 3 qualification in working with children or young people

The Supply Register is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.

If you are interested in the role, apply today or for more information regarding the position and any other teaching opportunities across the Supply Register, contact Emily via email (Emily.fry@supplyregister.uk) or give Emily a call on 07563030932. Alternatively, you can visit our website to see what other vacancies and opportunities The Supply Register has for you.

Teaching, Assistant,

Mileage & Expenses

Key Information

£65 — £75 per Day

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