Employer: The Aurora Group
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent
Overview and Responsibilities
Bank/Casual SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire East
Salary: £11.72 – £12.78 per hour (plus 13% holiday pay)
Hours: Flexible shifts to suit you
What is bank/casual work?
Our bank staff usually cover staff sickness, holiday and busy periods and they have the flexibility to say yes or no to shifts available and offered.
The Aurora Group
We’re really pleased to have opened Aurora Summerfields School in April 2023 in Wilmslow with a proposed capacity of 50 students.
This is a brand new independent specialist school for young people aged 5 to 19, who face difficulties as a result of complex communication needs typically associated with Autism spectrum conditions. The school will mirror our ‘Outstanding’ rated Aurora Hanley School which you can read about here
Amongst a number of other new roles, we’re currently looking for an experienced 1-1SEN Teaching Assistant on an ongoing bank/casual contract.
The Role / Key duties:
As a Teaching Assistant, your role is to support our 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 behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.
You will be expected to establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School, and to promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils while maintaining high expectations of behaviour at all times.
You will support the class teacher and contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.
Like many SEN environments; your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.
Skills and Qualifications
Skills and Qualifications:
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:
Benefits and Additional Information
What’s on offer?
Within Aurora, we strongly believe that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people we support. We offer wide range of programmes and opportunities to all our employees to improve your skills and further your career.
With the cost of living rising we have a fantastic benefit through Perkbox to help with cutting costs and help make your money go further. Perkbox is a free app for you to use on the go wherever you are. You can get deals and discounts to save money on things like your weekly food bill, phone plans, internet, eating out, gym memberships, insurance and more. You can also use Perkbox for our cycle to work scheme and car scheme.
Every year we compare the market rates of pay and rewards to insure they are comparable or better to other similar organisations. We also offer Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Pension and Life Assurance.
This plan can help cover your day to day healthcare expenditure such as optician and dental bills. You and your children are covered on this plan and you can also choose to upgrade and add a partner to enjoy the benefits with you.
Your health and wellbeing is very important to us and we have support available on a wide variety of issues, helping you with online tools, information and via a freephone counselling service available 24/7.
We’ll reward you for recommending friends and family to come and join the company ( terms apply)
How to apply?
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