Teaching Assistant. Job in Flackwell Heath Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1380525835-2
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Keys Group Ltd
  • Location: Flackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Package Description

About our school:

A warm welcome to Unity College. We are looking for enthusiastic and resilient teachers with prior experience of working in SEND settings to join our ever-expanding team. We offer a bespoke educational provision in a nurturing environment for our secondary age students (Y7 - post 16) who are all in care of the local authority. We operate on two sites. The main site is in West Wycombe and our satellite nurture base is in the outskirts of Aylesbury. Both school sites offer safe and caring spaces for students to express feeling, emotions and anxieties that can be barriers to learning. We also offer specialist vocational learning spaces, designated teaching rooms and outdoor learning opportunities.

In order to meet the diverse needs of the students at Unity College we ensure an adequate staff to pupil ratio, with typically a class comprising of no more than 4 pupils. Each class is staffed to support all needs. As a school we value each staff member and have a belief in supporting everyone with professional development. If you are a dedicated teacher who wants to make a difference to students' life, then please get in touch and enquire more. We would welcome you to arrange a visit to the school. Any further questions, please contact us.

Overview of the role of Teaching Assistant:
  • Mentoring, supporting and inspiring learners by supporting them with curriculum-based learning in the classroom, on home tuition and outreach and through outdoor activities
  • Assist with the preparation of learning material and contributing to the delivery of learning objectives with a strong focus on behavioural management
  • Daily reports on learners' progress and barriers to learning
  • Interaction with parents/care givers on a regular basis
We would love to hear from people who:
  • Passionate champions of students with SEND
  • At least two years' experience minimum of working in a SEND environment
  • Have strong English and Maths skills
  • Would like the opportunity to support students outside of a mainstream environment
  • Would like the opportunity to progress within the school and obtain career focused professional qualifications
  • Actively contribute to school safeguarding and welfare procedures
EPIC benefits of working for Keys Group:
  • NEST enhanced pension scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to a blue light discount card
  • Fully funded training and qualifications for all colleagues
  • Enhanced pay scales based on experience and qualifications
  • Employee benefits scheme such as wellbeing app and a range of discounts
  • Life assurance
At Unity College

Unity College offers a nurturing environment for our students between KS3 to KS5 who are all in care of the local authority. The college building offers a pleasant and spacious learning environment including specialist vocational learning spaces combined with designated teaching rooms.

The college follows a therapeutic model offering a safe, secure and friendly environment for pupils. The college, as part of the Keys Group, provides placements for pupils who reside in nearby Keys Group homes. In order to meet the diverse needs of the young people at Unity College we ensure that the staff to pupil ratio is high, with typically a class comprising of no more than 4 pupils. Each class is staffed by at least one teacher and an educational support worker (ESW).

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, suitable employment references and online searches to safeguard our young people. In addition, this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974.

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