Teaching Assistant Level 3

Newfield School are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join their dynamic Learning Support department. They are looking to recruit someone with a child centred approach and excellent interpersonal skills to support students effectively in order for them to fully participate in learning. The post will include in-class support and experience of leading specific interventions such as Flower 125, Play Therapy, Circle of Friends, Zones of Regulation and Life skills training is desirable. The successful candidate will have experience in supporting young people with AS and issues around social communication. The role is based within the Learning Support Team, led by thier SENCO and Assistant Headteacher. You will

  • be passionate and committed in supporting young people both in and out of the classroom
  • have a robust knowledge of how special educational needs can impact young people
  • have an understanding of the Curriculum and be enthusiastic in supporting the rapid progress of all students.

You must have experience of working with children in education and be willing to support with their communication, learning and development skills. Applicants should be resilient, fast thinking and able to work independently. Most importantly, applicants will be passionate in supporting young people to achieve and thrive. This is a challenging position that requires a very disciplined and organised applicant. Each day will bring new challenges and hurdles but should provide immense satisfaction

Closing date for applications is 5th December 2021!

For more information on the role, click here to visit the Mercia Learning Trust website