Special Support Teaching Assistant with Specialism in SEMH (Social and Emotional Mental Health)

Full Time, One Year Fixed Term Contract (with a view to consolidating into a permanent role) from Monday 11 January 2021

Grade 5 (£17,034 – £17,722) pa,  Term Time only

Marden High is a thriving 11-16 school that represents everything that is exciting about comprehensive education.  We are a school with high aspirations for all our students.

We have an enviable record of examination success, and our former students are to be found in many diverse and successful roles, most having moved through further and higher education. Students regularly achieve excellent academic results, well above the national average, but the staff and governors at Marden believe we can always improve even further. We demand that the learning experience for our students moves with the times whilst maintaining the traditions of good manners, discipline and respect for others. We are looking for an exceptional Teaching Assistant to join our fantastic school.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly skilled Special Support Teaching Assistant with Specialism in SEMH to join our successful SEND team, to support students’ learning through class support, small group work and individual programmes of learning.

If you have a minimum of 5 A*-C including English & Maths, an NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification/experience, patience, commitment and excellent communication skills, and are prepared to work hard to have a positive impact on our students, this is the job for you.

Potential candidates are welcome to contact Matt Snape, Headteacher, for an informal briefing on 0191 2962771.

Closing date: Friday 11 December 2020

Interviews:    Wednesday 16 December 2020

Application packs can be downloaded below

(Please do not submit CVs as they will not be accepted).

Marden High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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