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Teaching Assistant

Reference: 20091_243781
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Wenhaston
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Location: Bramfield House School, Suffolk

Salary: £18,000 per annum

Hours: 34 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent, Term Time only

UK applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our close-knit team at Bramfield House School located in Suffolk.

About the role

  • To work as part of ‘one team’ to assist in the everyday education and care of young people with special education needs.
  • Providing support for pupils within the classroom with the aim of supporting independence. Assisting the teacher in the delivery of the curriculum.
  • Providing specialist SEN, subject or other support to pupils.

General Responsibilities

The TA will:

  • Establish and maintain individual relationships with pupils that are consistent, caring and understanding.
  • Liaise with education and care colleagues regarding issues, concerns, or achievements of pupils.
  • Contribute to half-termly pupil planning and reviews, including Progress Reports.
  • Work one-to-one on specific programs (e.g. behavioural or literacy intervention) when required.
  • Supervise of pupils going to and from class at transition times and when in need of time out.
  • Work with pupils at break and lunch times in offering support and supervision with recreational activities.
  • Present suitable personal standards of behaviour to pupils and act as an appropriate role model.

About us

Bramfield House School is an independent residential special educational needs school for boys aged 7 – 16 years who have social, emotional, mental health, communication difficulties and associated challenging behaviours, located in rural Suffolk. The School has a committed and innovative multidisciplinary team, extensive site and excellent facilities to support both learning and extra-curricular activities; we are in a great position to provide our pupils with the best education and care possible.

This opportunity is in Halesworth which is within commutable distance of Lowestoft, Diss and surrounding areas.

Acorn Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and accommodation care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Acorn Education?

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

How to Apply

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