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Teaching Assistant – no experience necessary

Reference: 330d08a4-4afe-47ac-abd9-d80a2e156346
Employer: The Aurora Group
Location: Wimborne
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Overview and Responsibilities

Teaching Assistant – no experience necessary

Location:?Cranborne, Dorset

Contract: permanent, 40 hours per week, term time only

Hourly Rate:£11.72 – £12.78 per hour

Annual Salary: £20,941.63 – £22,834.95 actual salary

At Aurora Boveridge College, we prepare our students for adult life, through person-centred academic and vocational study programmes leading to independent living with employment or further study. By working together, we increase resilience, confidence, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and well-being: the cornerstones on which strong and successful long-term futures are built.

To take a virtual tour around our site, click here; Boveridge Virtual Tour

The main purpose of the role:?

As a Teaching Assistant, your role is essential to the support and development of our students being successful, independent, and achieving in a safe and caring learning environment. You will build a professional & trusted relationship with the students which put their health, safety and overall development first. This role will include supporting our teaching staff to deliver on a daily basis a broad and balanced curriculum for our students both on and off site. Flexibility is key in this role and may include working 1:1 with a student when required, or supporting in class working with a small group. Positive behaviour management is an important part of the role.

Key duties:

  • Support and facilitate the learning and independence of our students.
  • Contribute to planning, preparation, implementation and evaluation of education programmes, plans and reports as required.
  • Contribute to assessing, recording, and reporting on young peoples’ progress
  • Promote and encourage independence at all times.
  • Keep records accurately and up-to-date
  • Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Promote the development of positive social behaviours and self-regulation skills

For the full job description, please contact Kirsty from the recruitment team

Skills and Qualifications

Whilst previous experience isn’t essential; the ability and desire to build a professional & trusted relationship with our young people is.

Successful candidates qualities:

  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car
  • Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English
  • Please note that the minimum age to work on site is 21
  • Be positive and creative in meeting young person’s needs
  • Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Competent ICT skills

Benefits and Additional Information

  • Full training with the opportunity to gain qualifications (funded by us!) and CPD pathway for progressing
  • The little perks of appreciation, chocolates, food, tea & coffee pods, Christmas hampers etc
  • Free homemade lunches with a range of options
  • Well-being checks with our Mental first aiders & Well being Champions
  • Full management support
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

Apply/Enquiries

If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.

How to Apply

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