Teaching Assisant

Swindon Permanent

I have always seen my role at Apple A Day as one to ensure those within the Education sector are respected and given the correct working conditions.I have worked for Apple A Day since 2020 and am passionate about delivering the best service for all of our Education Staff and all the Schools we work with. I have 3 children in the local education system as well as a Partner who teaches in a local School.

Recruiter :
Ashley Salmon

Ashley Salmon

Apple A Day are seeking a full-time Teaching Assistant for one of our partner specialist schools in the Swindon area. This is a permanent position with an asap start date and part-time hours will be considered.

This high performing secondary provision, provides education for pupils aged 11- 19 with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)/Social Communication and Interaction Difficulties (SCID).

The successful candidate will benefit from working in a unique school, with a team of supportive, nurturing and dedicated Teachers and Teaching Assistants who strive to give their pupils the most positive learning experiences possible as they move into adulthood.

Your Role:

  • To prepare and deliver lessons that engage and enthuse the CYP to develop a love for learning
  • To have the ability to use ICT effectively to support teaching and learning
  • To have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to CYP with SEND
  • To be able to work as part of a team and build positive relationships
  • To have high expectations of CYP’s achievements relating to learning, independence and behaviour
  • To have the ability to build positive relationships with CYP

The ideal candidate will need:

  • Basic knowledge in literacy and numeracy
  • Effective communicator, modelling professional communication children/young people and other adults
  • Ability to provide feedback on student participation and achievement
  • Be highly motivated, able to follow instruction and work independently
  • Willing to attend and contribute to meetings to discuss planning/issues with teachers and/or other staff as required
  • Willing to undertake and implement training in manual handling, personal care (e.g. feeding and toileting), medical needs and fire evacuation procedure

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Support on continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities
  • Exclusive discounts on a range of products and retailers from cinema tickets, food shopping and holidays
  • Impartial counselling service in person, by video call or phone as well as a citizen’s advice function for advice and support on personal or professional queries
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Annual pay progression opportunities

Benefits of Working with Apple a Day:

  • Get paid to scale from day one, for all long-term placements
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to a variety of ad hoc, short, long-term and permanent roles across Wiltshire and Bath and North-east Somerset
  • Opportunity to see if a school setting 'fits' your teaching style before being tied into a contract
  • Teacher-led recruitment agency with real world experience in schools across Wiltshire and BANES

Apple A Day is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, any successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and referencing, and all applicants will be fully vetted in line with Safer Recruitment, KCSIE and APSCo guidance.

Please note due to volume of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted. An Apple A Day Supply is an equal opportunities employer. We seek to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all employees. We seek to ensure that no employee or prospective employee will receive less favourable treatment on grounds that cannot be justified. An Apple A Day Supply work in accordance with APSCo Education Sector group code of conduct.

Referral reward: £250

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