Teaching Assistant (X2 Posts)

Start date: As soon as possible– permanent

  • Post A Based @ Horizon School Barnsley x 1 (you will work within the small Abbey Hub at Barnsley but also take children into the mainstream lessons where appropriate as well as visit the main site in Kimberworth)
  • Post B Based @ Main Site – Kimberworth x 1

Please specify which position you wish to be considered for on your application.

Abbey School is a school for children and young people with SEND. They are a special school based in Kimberworth with a Post 16 provision based in Rotherham town centre and a satellite provision at Horizon Community College in Barnsley.

Do you have:

  • Experience of supporting children with special educational needs and challenging behaviour
  • The skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice.
  • The ability to make sound judgements on attainment & progress of students, assess and celebrate in their success.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
  • Experience of delivering a diverse package of learning & pastoral support to pupils.
  • Ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others
  • Ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to contribute to and share quality practice with other TA’s, teachers and the team.
  • Commitment to partnership between staff, parents and students
  • Grade C or above in both English & Maths GCSE or equivalent

Closing date for applications is 10am, 2nd September 2021.

For more information visit the Rotherham Council website.