Level 3 SEND Teaching Assistant
Cedars Academy Trust
Level 3 Grade E, SCP 8, £20,852 SEN £1,324 (pro-rata actual salary £18,764)
Full Time - Term Time only
9th Jun 2023
Cedars School is part of Cedars Academy Trust, we educate children with complex needs from EYFS to Year 9. We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic, caring and reliable Teaching Assistant to work in either Key Stage 1/2 or Key Stage 3 to begin in September, however, if you can start earlier, we would love to have you join us.
Our teaching assistants work closely in a class team to support the learning and personal development of the young people in their care. Our teams provide innovative and inclusive programmes where key skills are embedded within a range of practical and sensory approaches in the classroom, the outdoor environment and in our therapeutic spaces. Although some experience of working with children with learning difficulties and disabilities would be advantageous, we provide training and support for new members of the team. Being able to work well in a team, having a caring disposition and a commitment to understanding the learning and emotional needs of our students is essential.
What we offer:
A well-resourced environment with therapeutic facilities including a soft play space, Sensory Integration suite, Immersion Technology room, a well-equipped gym and sensory hydrotherapy pool.
Fantastic children who are eager to learn.
An opportunity to make a difference to the lives and aspirations of our amazing children and young people
A friendly and cohesive staff team
A family friendly ethos
An opportunity to be part of a forward thinking, inclusive organisation
An organisation who values and nurtures staff wellbeing*
*Our recent Ofsted Report said “Staff are overwhelmingly positive about the support leaders provide for their workload and well being.” (Jan 2023)
If you have the energy and enthusiasm to make a real difference to our students, we would love to hear from you.
We encourage all potential applicants to contact the school in the first instance for a discussion about the role and to arrange a visit to the school. Please contact Joanne Carr, Deputy Headteacher at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0191 4874595
Application deadline: Friday 9th June 2023 at 12 noon
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Cedars Academy Trust
Cedars Academy is a specialist provision for young people aged 3 to 19 years with physical, sensory and medical needs, speech, language and communication disorders, autism, and a wide range of other complex needs often associated with emotional vulnerability. The Academy operates over two sites in Gateshead, Cedars School at Ivy Lane, Low Fell (EYFS-KS3) and Cedars College at Walker Terrace (KS4/5). Our curriculum is highly individualised and focuses on the promotion of communication, emotional development, resilience, and the development of personal and social skills.Visit School Website