Teaching Assistant- Level 2 Job at The Aurora Group – in Darwen

Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities:
Teaching Assistant-Level 2- Aurora Woodlands School

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Salary: £8.95-£10.20ph

Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time Only

Aurora Woodlands School provides support for boys aged 9-16 with a variety of social, emotional and mental health challenges. The learning environment and facilities here allow students to access a varied curriculum in a calm and nurturing environment and the team strives to give every student the confidence and opportunities to achieve their full potential.

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 behavior management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

Skills and Qualifications:
Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting

Full UK driving license and access to your own car – successful applicants will be required to transport students as part of their role.

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

Perk box

For more information on this position please contact 07918 144 908 / adele.richard@the-aurora-group.com

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.

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Company Location:  Darwen

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