Teaching Assistant, Cambian Hill House School, Hampshire

Teaching Assistant

Cambian Hill House School

Salary: £10.15 per hour + Cambian benefits

Location: Lymington, Hampshire.

Contract type: Full time – Monday-Friday – 37 hours per week (41 weeks per year)

Contract term: Permanent

Change a Young Person’s Life – Start your Career today with The Cambian Group

Cambian Group is one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our team that matches our ethos of believing that every child or young person has a personal best. Our work in the UK embraces many specialist services including adult mental health, acquired brain injury, children’s specialist education, children’s residential services and fostering services.

Hill House School and Residential Home is a 52 week residential specialist school providing quality therapeutic care and education for young people with Autism, severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and complex needs. The children and young people that attend school range between the ages of 11 and 19 years.

As a Teaching Assistant you will have a passion for working with young people and want to make a difference in our young people’s lives. You will assist in providing a happy, secure and caring environment in which learning can best take place. This role involves carrying out a range of tasks, under the direction of the Teacher, including care and support of the students and helping to assist in the delivery and evaluation of specific programs within the class.

What we need from you?

Successful candidates will be part of a large supportive team of like-minded professionals who provide day and evening support to our young people in their home. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with trained, qualified professionals from across our multidisciplinary team and to join an expanding, successful educational organisation.

Cambian Hill House School is currently working towards reshaping the way in which specialists support young people into adulthood and seeks to prepare them for possible employment and/or lifelong fulfilment.

As a Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Supervise and support students in both the classroom and off site in the community
  • Effectively assist the teacher to plan learning activities
  • Build and maintain positive professional relationships with staff and young people
  • Encourage and motivate students to learn and develop
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills including the ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly
  • Support students in small group
  • To enable students to participate in learning activities by providing support, as appropriate for their specific difficulties
  • Produce legible, accurate and prompt written reports/records
  • To help students access the national curriculum including developing their literacy and numeracy skills

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who is:

  • Committed to providing educational guidance and support to our young people
  • Positive in assisting teaching staff in the delivery of lessons to young people
  • Passionate about improving the lives of others
  • A positive and consistent role model to others
  • Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational
  • A creative thinker and implementer
  • An excellent communicator and team player
  • Seeking career development and training

Qualifications:

  • GCSE (A-C)

Closing date: 31st January 2021

Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.