Newland House is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Educational Charity. Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Your attention is drawn to the school's Safeguarding Policy, Recruitment Policy and other supporting documentation accessible on the right hand side of this page.
All applications should be sent to Mrs Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager by email to email@example.com by the closing date for the role.Telephone number for queries is 020 8865 1231
Group Interventions Teaching Assistant
Apply by: 17 September 2019
Employment Commences: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part-time (2 days per week)
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: School’s Own Scale
The School is seeking an experienced Group Interventions Teaching Assistant to provide support to pupils with special educational needs on either a one to one basis or by working in small groups. The post will involve working as a member of a team at our Pre-Prep School assisting teachers, pupils and working alongside other Teaching Assistants and Learning Support specialists. As a Teaching Assistant at Newland House School, you will support the School’s aim in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child. We set high principles of learning for all children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and organise extra-curricular activities and support the school in all its many and varied activities. You will also promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and you will be expected to have strong communication skills.
The successful candidates will have Level 3 NVQ or equivalent, recent experience working with children and a confident understanding in Special Educational Needs (SEN), as well as a commitment to continued professional development. You will be first aid trained or be willing to attend training. The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in the week commencing Monday, 23 September 2019.