Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Ancora House School
  • Reference: SEC/21/142321
  • Published: Wed 03/02/2021, 9:52 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/03/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade 6 Pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ancora House, Cheshire

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Grade 6 Term Time Only 39 weeks per year £22,183 - £24,491 pro rata per annum (actual salary £18,682-£21,037 per year).

Ancora House School provides the education to in-patients admitted to Ancora House, the regional adolescent psychiatric unit in Chester. Our school is also commissioned to provide education in the local community for learners not able to access their mainstream school due to ill health.

Ancora House School and Management Committee wish to recruit a highly skilled Teaching Assistant to support teaching and learning in our specialist environment on the Countess of Chester Health Park.

This role offers a unique experience for the right candidate to develop existing skills and to gain experience of working in the field of mental health.

Our outstanding teachers and support staff works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary clinical team to secure the best possible outcomes for our learners.

At Ancora House School, learners present with a range of problems that act as barriers to their progress; supporting our SENDCo, you would be performing a critical role in the planning and implementation of strategies to overcome these barriers.

Our school is situated in a brand new and state of the art building on the Countess of Chester Health Park; our learners enjoy a suite of classrooms including a fully resourced Science Lab.

Ancora House School supports lifelong learning and the successful candidate will have access to a wide range of high quality CPD.

If you feel you have the skillset and aptitude to take on this challenging role then we would welcome your application.

For more specific information about what the role entails please contact the deputy head teacher Marie Strain at marie.strain@ancora.cheshire.sch.uk For more general queries please contact the school office on 01244 397598

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