Axcis Education are working with a new, purpose built school in Winkleigh, Mid Devon to recruit an experienced, resilient and engaging teaching assistant that has experience working with secondary aged pupils with autism who can display very challenging behaviour.
This is a full time role to assist small groups of pupils in a classroom setting across various subjects. The school cater for primary and secondary aged pupils and group the children according to ability rather than age, so you will need to be prepared to work with children from KS2 to KS4. This school provide a creative & nurturing learning environment, in addition to a range of therapies that support student social development.
The school is based in a semi rural location, 45 minutes from Exeter, Barnstaple and Oakhampton. Attached to an existing primary special school with a great reputation, the new secondary building will house 20 KS3 to KS5 pupils who all display very challenging behaviours.
The candidate must be passionate and dedicated in their job role. The school has a lovely group of teaching assistants who work together to provide the best care. The pay rate is £75 to £80 per day.
The school offer a very flexible environment where there is the opportunity for outside learning and a variety of alternative educational projects.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.