Vocational Graduate Maidenhead

Posted 17 February by Academics
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Vocational Graduate Maidenhead - Education and Training - Vocational Graduate Maidenhead - March 8th, Interviews taking place after half term

In this LSA role, you will be working in a specialist Autistic school that has an outstanding approach full of restorative practices and positive engagement, pushing their students to have ambitious objectives. The school have a very diverse curriculum with GSCE, AQA and BTEC subjects, all focused on what is the very best for each student. The age of the classes ranges from EYFS through to 16 and GSCE focus.

Ideal placement before considering an MSc or Research Project - there is a real focus on the vocational and holistic subjects in this school.

There will be a plethora of socio economic, class, cultural and heritage reasons for why each student is in the school, they will have suffered different traumas and all different contexts. It's a case of forming relationships with each students, over an extended period of time. There are no quick fixes here, if you have a utopian idea of being able to 'saving and raising attainment immediately' with every student, you will be disappointed. You may help plant ideas that you will not see the full, positive effects or end results from, know that they are there and will happen.

Understanding the dichotomies, diversity and cultural effects on mental health in an area like Windsor and Maidenhead is vital to being able to have the stoic and durability nature to thrive in this role. Previous experience of autism within your own family or through voluntary/paid work you have

Many of the students will be incredibly charismatic, they will keep you on your toes every day. There will be some elements of Social, Emotional and Mental Health with challenging behaviour from some students, otherwise will be very introverted. Either way, it can often take a long time to form lasting impactful relationships, it's being prepared for that.

Vocational Graduate Maidenhead - Education and Training - Vocational Graduate

***Enabling autistic students to access the best education they can, setting up them up with objectives for when they leave school

***Rehabilitation of students, understanding their traumas and what has led them to be excluded in the first place

***Art Therapy and Occupational Therapies implemented, holistic approach combined with a blended curriculum. SALTs also in place, a great place in which to learn before a MSc

***Split classes on age and ability, from lower levels-intermediate to high levels of learning

***£75 per day, LSA role is for the academic year to July 2021, 8.15 to 16.15, immediate start

***Working 1:1 with at least pupils with varying degrees of SEN from Mild Learning Difficulties to Severe Autism.

Education and Training in Windsor and Maidenhead, outstanding CPD provided online and within the school

***Fantastic CPD provided by teachers and tutors, ideal for when you start an MSc or research project. The latter part of the day, once the students have gone home, is training

***You will be working with likeminded Criminology and Psychology Graduates, with similar objectives.

Vocational Graduate Maidenhead - Education and Training - Vocational Graduate Maidenhead

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