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Teaching Assistant - Interventions Hub - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-280S
  • Posted:17/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3 plus SENA
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:19/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:25.05.22

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New opportunities to make a difference at Goldwyn School.

Goldwyn School is seeking to appoint a new small team of four specialist staff to work within the Great Chart site, supporting our SEMH/ASD students who have complex additional learning needs. 

The new learning hub will operate throughout the day, providing 1 to 1 and small group work for students to receive support with specific literacy needs, social communication difficulties and emotional regulation.

Students will be allocated time for hub support in response to needs identified within their EHCPs, provision plans and at student focus meetings.  Individual and small group intervention programmes will be planned and delivered by the hub team in collaboration with the SENCO and Centre Manager.

The new staff will work as a team within the hub room, as well as in the wider school, supporting students’ inclusion with the curriculum and whole school community.

The hub staff will need to have experience and knowledge of working with children suffering from a range of Adverse Childhood Experiences and SEND diagnosis such as ASD, ODD, PDA, ADHD and Anxiety. 

We are looking for three Teaching Assistants and one Teacher (qualified or unqualified) with suitable training and/or experience in the following areas:

  • Literacy support e.g. Dyslexia,
  • Numeracy Support e.g. Dyscalculia
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Mental Health e.g. Anxiety,
  • Social Skills
  • Speech & language therapies
  • Occupational Therapies
  • Legotherapy
  • Personal Development & Safety
  • Nurture approaches e.g. Boxall

  These positions are initially for a temporary one year contract from 01.09.22 to 31.08.23.

Person Specification

Teacher

HLTA

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Previous experience working as a SENCo or assistant

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D

D

Experience as SALT assistant

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D

D

Experience as an OT assistant

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D

D

Primary school English & Maths experience

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D

D

Proven commitment to working with SEMH students

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E

E

Flexible and resourceful

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E

E

Compassionate and boundaried

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E

E

Understanding of childhood trauma and safeguarding

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E

E

Reflective

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Ability to work independently and as part of a team

E

E

E

Proven track record of CPD

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E

You are welcome to visit at your earliest opportunity.  To arange an appointment, please contact Tina Brobyn, HR Manager: tina.brobyn@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk 

Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

References may be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have social, emotional and health needs. Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high aspirations as well as encouraging their inherent talents through music, art, languages, technology, science, sport, vocational education and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational and committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education which develops the whole child academically, socially and emotionally. We focus our energies on ensuring that all children aim for excellence in their work and are able to achieve the very best that they can.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 18. Students who are admitted to the school have complex and wide ranging difficulties and come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and a wide geographical area.

Goldwyn School is an Outstanding School for students with SEMH needs, and consists of: • Goldwyn Ashford in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT) • Goldwyn Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY) • Goldwyn Sixth Form in Leacon Road, Ashford, Kent (TN23 4FB) • Goldwyn Plus in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).