Teaching Assistant Job at Upper Shirley High School – in Southampton

Job Description

If you are seeking an authentic experience in a progressive and award-winning school, then consider this your personal invitation to USH. We are a heavily oversubscribed community school which proudly and successfully delivers values-led education. We are known for our excellent career progression routes and we attract professionals who are willing to contribute to our sustained success whilst embracing our family-ethos. We are typically ranked in the top 20 Hampshire schools for progress and Ofsted (Oct 2019) said ‘Both staff and pupils are proud of the inclusive nature of the school.’

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic and forward thinking Learning Support team. The successful candidate must be able to deliver high quality support across Key Stages 3 & 4 for students with a variety of additional educational needs. This role offers an excellent opportunity for a dedicated team player committed to support our students to overcome barriers in their learning and to help them to achieve their best. The main priority will be to improve learning for our young people.

The successful candidates will:
Be highly motivated

Be keenly interested in children as individuals, in how they learn and in a co-operative approach to learning

Be able to establish a rapport with adults and children

Be able to demonstrate qualities of patience, firmness and sensitivity in establishing relations with students and staff

Show initiative, tact and flexibility in establishing successful working relationships with a number of children across a variety of subject areas

We can offer you:
An open and honest professional culture and learning community

A dedicated team who place students at the heart of everything

Amazing students who are proud to be part of the school

Do you have the desire and ambition to work in a supportive, energetic and innovative school where students are making significant and sustained progress? If so please apply.

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Company: Upper Shirley High School –

Company Location:  Southampton

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