Teaching Assistant, Tor View School, West Devon

Teaching Assistant

Reference:PRI23949

Location: Tor view School – Trelawny Road,Tavistock, West Devon PL19 0JN

Priory Group Division: Education & Children’s Services

Vacancy Type: Permanent – Full Time

Salary: £15,339

Hours: 37.5 per week

Closing date: 2 January 2019

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Tor view school is a newly opened provision specialising in high quality educational provision for boys and girls aged between 7-19 with complex learning needs and challenging behaviour including Autism and Severe Learning Disabilities.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic teaching assistant to support the young people at our school in Tavistock

Main Purpose
Under the direction of teaching colleagues effectively supports the delivery of learning to all the learners and young people in accordance with corporate policy and local procedures, statutory regulations and quality standards.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Contributes to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the teaching and learning experiences, which enhance the learning and development of Learners and Young People.
  2. Assists with the management of the learning environment ensuring any significant behavioural or physical occurrences are promptly addressed and reported, referring to a senior member of staff as appropriate.
  3. Assists senior staff by contributing to the development of care and learning plans. Understand the requirement for and contribute to the preparation of incident and other reports and updates daily records and logs as required,
  4. Maintains professional relationships whilst developing a good rapport with learners and young people, colleagues, visitors and other stakeholders.
  5. Through own professional conduct, including adhering to policies and procedures, contributes to the maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality standards.

To apply please contact the school on 01822 618515 or visit our website: https://jobs.priorygroup.com/vacancies/23949

About us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

References
Please be prepared to provide relevant references for this role- Our children’s homes require references for all employment where you have worked with young people/vulnerable adults. For all other roles we require 5 years of employment/education references.