Teaching Assistant

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This SEN school is part of a UK wide group of Special Needs Schools. The 6th largest provider in the UK

They have an amazing benefits and will pay for all your training

Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire

Annual Salary: £20,941 - £22,835 actual salary - dependant on experience and qualifications Plus £1000 Welcome bonus*

Hours: 40 hours per week - Term time only

This is a bespoke school for 11-16 year olds with SEMH needs, having taken the best elements of a mainstream school and the best elements of a special school to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive in a future of their own choosing.

Your Skills & Qualifications:

  • Whilst previous experience isn’t essential; the ability and desire to build a professional & trusted relationship with our young people is.
  • A GCSE (or equivalent qualification) pass in Maths and English (Essential)
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual
  • Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs


  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by us!
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Perk box
  • Free parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • * Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service

Key duties:

  • 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.
  • Promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.
  • 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.
  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class
  • Respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.
  • Promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team
  • Under the guidance of a more senior TA or a teacher, ensure all documentation is completed correctly for records of incidents, health, behaviour etc. as necessary

Integritas Education & School Staffing is acting as an employment business for this position.

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 we are 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.

Please note that candidates that are shortlisted might be subject to an online search.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion

Required skills

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • learning
  • support
  • care
  • teaching

Application questions

Do you have maths and english GCSE pass?
Can you commute to Berkeley?
Do you understand Safeguarding principles and Child Protection?
Can you work full time legally in the UK - NO sponsorship?

Reference: 52509616

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