Trainee Teaching Assistant

The Mulberry Bush Organisation Ltd
Witney, UK
17 Jul 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you stick with a challenge?Are you keen to learn?

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Trainee Teaching Assistant

37.5 hour week + 50 days annual leave

Starting salary: C£15,000 pa

This newly created post is all about being part of a team, making a contribution and learning on the job. Successful applicants will join a nationally recognised organisation that takes a lead in working with vulnerable and severely traumatised children and their families.

Do you have the skills and interests that will engage children alongside being well grounded by having the self-awareness, openness and positivity needed to build relationships in the face of physical and emotional challenges? Then this is an opportunity to learn, grow and develop your skills as a professional Therapeutic Teaching Assistant. We aim to recruit resilient, robust inventive individuals who may not have polished skills or bags of experience but who can offer our children energy, enthusiasm and engagement. Successful applicants will develop enviable skills and experience in educational therapeutic work alongside established staff teams whilst in this rewarding role.

This post lasts for 12 months. Able post holders will be encouraged and supported to apply for a Therapeutic Teaching Assistant position as the end of the 12 months approaches.

Participation in the first module of the Mulberry Bush Foundation Degree in Therapeutic work with Children and Young People is mandatory for this post. This is a level 3 Diploma qualification which meets the requirements for children's homes workers. The Foundation Degree as a whole becomes mandatory if employed beyond 18 months. This training, accredited by the University of the West of England, is provided by the Mulberry Bush without cost to staff.

Short listed applicants will be invited to a mandatory visit day at the Mulberry Bush prior to interview. Date TBC.

Application deadline: Friday 06 September 2019

The Mulberry Bush Organisation Ltd, Standlake, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 7RW

The Mulberry Bush School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undertake a criminal background check via the DBS.

The Mulberry Bush School is a Company Limited by Guarantee

Registered Charity No:30956

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