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Teaching Assistant - Mill Water School

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Organisation
DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL
Business/Department
School Posts
Work Location
Bicton, East Budleigh, Devon   EX9 7BJ
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
116
Reference
JS/19/03400
Occupational group
Education Support
Salary details
£9.78 per hour
Job term
Permanent
Appointment type
Term Time Only
Hours
31.15 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum
Closing Date
25 February 2019
Interview date
7 March 2019
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Mill Water School is an all-age special school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties, including ASC. The school moved to a new, purpose built site in the grounds of Bicton College in January 2015. Our beautiful, rural surroundings provide unrivalled opportunities for outdoor learning.

From EYFS through to Post 16, our pupils access a bespoke learning and communication package to challenge their educational progress, working in partnership with multi-agency professionals and families.

Due to internal promotion we now have an exciting opportunity for a Grade D Teaching Assistant to join our class teams. You will have experience of working with pupils with SEND, together with a sound knowledge of how to support children’s learning and record achievement and progress.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join our school. You will need to be tolerant, understanding, show care and concern whilst being fair and consistent.  They must be resilient and commited to improving outcomes for pupils and a good sense of humour is essential.

An ability to positively lead and direct a team of classroom assistants is essential in order to maximise pupil learning and contribute to an inspiring learning environment.

We are a member of the only special school teaching alliance in Devon so we are able to provide regular training to support your continued professional development.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity or would like an application form, please contact Paula Harris on 01395 568890 or email pharris@millwater.devon.sch.uk  Your completed application form should be returned to pharris@millwater.devon.sch.uk.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted and application is via the official form only.  We will not be providing feedback for applications which are not shortlisted.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

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