Therapeutic Support Assistant (Maternity Cover), Sheiling School Thornbury, Bristol

Sheiling School Thornbury, Bristol

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Sheiling School Thornbury has a new opening for a full time, enthusiastic and committed Therapeutic Support Assistant to start as soon as possible

Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of supporting pupils with learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.

An interest in therapeutic approaches, particularly Occupational Therapy and Speech & Language Therapy.

Salary £17,694.19 – £18,793.07
39.4 weeks worked
6.6 weeks holiday (includes Bank holidays)

Closing date: 31st July 2021
Start Date: ASAP

The Sheiling School in Thornbury, South Glos is a residential Camphill (Rudolf Steiner) School for children with learning difficulties aged 6 to 19 and is part of Thornleigh Camphill Communities.

Our beautiful grounds on the edge of the town encompass several residential houses for children and adults, a school building, indoor and outdoor craft workshops and swimming pool.

Adjacent is our farm, which provides organic produce for the community.

We are located 30 min from Bristol and Gloucester

The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references from previous employers and an Enhanced DBS check, including the Barred lists.