A Teaching Assistant (Intervener) to work under the guidance of class teachers, the SENCo and Specialist Teachers to provide direct support within the educational setting to a child who is Multi-Sensory impaired (MSI) and to ensure optimum access to the environment and whole school curriculum.
Paid weeks per year: Work 39, paid 46.94 inclusive of holiday entitlement
Actual salary: £15,099 - £16,670
Fixed term: Until end of Academic Year
Start date: As soon as possible
About the role
The key responsibilities will include:
- Primary responsibility to provide direct one-to-one support to the child with MSI throughout the school day. Support will be provided during group work, whole class activities and on an individual basis.
- Ensuring appropriate presentation of information and activities with regard to the student’s sensory impairments and maximising the use of assistive technology.
- Differentiation and development of resources for MSI Students.
- Becoming proficient in the student’s individual communication methods and strategies. This may, for example, include holding qualifications in BSL.
- Participating in the assessment of the student, this may include progress reports, data collection and other documentation to monitor progress.
- Promoting social and emotional well-being including positive interactions with peers and other staff.
- Effective communication with teaching staff to ensure that the student’s barriers to learning are minimised.
If you are interested in applying for this role please complete and return an application form by the closing date (CVs alone will not be considered).
Closing date: Midday, 3rd November
Interview date: Week commencing 9th November
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
Nevill Avenue, Hove, BN3 7NB, email: email@example.com
School Office: (01273) 221224
Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.
Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply)
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.