Student Support Assistants - SOUTH DORSET

Recruiter
Prospero Teaching
Location
Weymouth
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our clients are thriving non-mainstream schools, based firmly in the communities they serve in South Dorset. There are great opportunities to join their motivated specialist team NOW. The school is driven by the mantra of high expectations and believes that there are no excuses for missed opportunities!
Are you looking for a career in Social Care, Psychology or Teaching and want first-hand experience working with young people in a support role?
Are you resilient and positive with a ‘no excuses’ approach?
Are you keen to make a difference to young peoples’ lives?
This is an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated support team. The role is varied and candidates need to be flexible, motivated and use their own initiative.
You will work with the teaching staff to support and encourage through the behaviour system and provide administrative support as appropriate.
The person for this job must want to “make a difference” and have high expectations, no excuses attitude.
If you’re right for this role then you will contribute to improving the lives of future generations of students and the community in Dorset.
Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.
You will ideally:
* Be a qualified teacher (ideally PGCE, GTP, BEd, Cert Ed, BA with QTS or QTLS)
* Have UK teaching experience or be completely familiar with the UK curriculum.
* Be creative and innovative.
* Have drive and tenacity.
* Encourage students to reach their full potential.
* Excellent classroom management skills
* Positive and creative approach to teaching
CONTRACT/POSITION DETAILS
• Location – Various locations across South Dorset
• Position – Specialist TA
• Type of work – Teaching Assistant – day to day and long term cover in various schools
• Start date – ASAP subject to vetting
• Duration / Likely Duration – Day to day bookings, with the potential for extension depending on schools
• End date (if applicable) – N/A
• Contract type - Temporary
• Full time/part time – Part time and full time depending on schools needs
• Minimum rate of pay – Minimum rate £65 per day
• Hours – 8:30 am – 4pm (full day), half day (am or pm) or long half days where available (dependant on school timetable)
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Appropriate level of General Education to KS4
• Previous experience working in a UK school
• Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (desirable however not essential)
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE THROUGH PROSPERO TEACHING, YOU MUST:
• Hold Right to Work in the UK
• Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
• Provide two professional child related references
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:
• Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
• In-house Training and Development Team
Prospero Teaching, have teaching/support staff positions across Dorset, South Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, as well as across the rest of the UK.
If you are interested in working as a nursery nurse, classroom assistant, primary teacher, secondary teacher, cover supervisor, teaching assistant, SENCO, school support staff, SEN Teacher, or if you are an NQT, contact Prospero Teaching today

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