3 Month FTC- Teaching Assistant Job at The Aurora Group – in Leyland
Location: Leyland, nr Preston, Lancashire
Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time Only
Contract: 3 Month FTC- Starting in September 2021
Aurora Brambles School is an independent day school in Lancashire providing specialist education for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH).
The main purpose of the role:
The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the 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.
Participate in the planning and evaluation of learning activities.
Provide meaningful feedback on pupil attainment and progress.
Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting pupils’ progress according to the school’s policies in order to monitor and foster pupils’ progress in all areas of learning.
Support positive behaviour and concentration levels of the children and adapt own behaviour and responses to any change or escalations in behaviour of the children.
Promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development and British values within the PSHE policy across the whole school.
Promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being through a whole Day Curriculum.
Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.
For the full job description and break down of duties, please contact Adele from the recruitment team [email protected]
Skills and Qualifications:
Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting
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
Benefits and Additional Information:
Full training and continued support
Life assurance and pension
Health cash back plan
Car lease scheme
Bike to work scheme
For more information on this position please contact 07918 144 908 / [email protected]
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care.
Company: The Aurora Group –
Company Location: Leyland