Teaching Assistants - D

Grade D positions available
 Organisation  DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL  
 Business/Department  School Posts  
 Work Location  Bicton, East Budleigh, Devon EX9 7BJ  
 Pupils On Roll  116  
 Reference  JS/18/03339  
 Occupational group  Education Support  
 Salary details  £9.78 per hour 
 Job term  Permanent  
 Appointment type  Time Time Only - 39 weeks per annum 
 Hours  31.15 hours per week  
 Closing Date  11 January 2019  
 Interview date  TBC

Mill Water School is an all-age special school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties, including ASC. The school moved to a new, purpose built site in the grounds of Bicton College in January 2015. Our beautiful, rural surroundings provide unrivalled opportunities for outdoor learning.

From EYFS through to Post 16, our pupils access a bespoke learning and communication package to challenge their educational progress, working in partnership with multi-agency professionals and families.

Due to internal promotion we now have an exciting opportunity for a Grade D Teaching Assistant to join our class teams. You will have experience of working with pupils with SEND, together with a sound knowledge of how to support children’s learning and record achievement and progress.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join our school. The successful candidate will need to be tolerant, understanding, show care and concern whilst being fair and consistent. They must be resilient and commited to improving outcomes for pupils and a good sense of humour is essential.

An ability to positively lead and direct a team of classroom assistants is essential in order to maximise pupil learning and contribute to an inspiring learning environment.

We are a member of the only special school teaching alliance in Devon so we are able to provide regular training to support your continued professional development.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Paula Harris on 01395 568890 or pharris@millwater.devon.sch.uk

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and application is via the official form only. We will not be providing feedback for applications which are not shortlisted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfill all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Devon County Council is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.