Overton School - Teaching Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
West Midlands
Overton School, Ludlow
£15,500 to £22,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£15500 - £22500 Per Annum Academic working year , Occupational Sick pay, Pension, Health Care Schem
Bryn Melyn Care Ltd
Job Ref:
Overton - TA

We are now hiring for a group of talented, experience Teaching Assistants to join our education team and assist in delivering a diverse curriculum to outstanding levels at our brand new residential school, Overton School, in Ludlow.

September, January and April start dates available.

At BMC we have over 30 years of expertise and work with leading professionals in the industry to equip our staff with the knowledge and skills required to transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people. At Overton School we will be providing specialist residential and educational placements to children and young people between 10-18 who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, and whilst comprehensive training will be provided, we are looking for people who has experience of working with autism and understand the challenges and barriers that our children will face within an educational setting.

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have a genuine commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs and that you have the passion to encourage positive learning experiences. You will have adaptable and flexible communication styles and will base them on individual pupil needs in order to achieve sustained progress.

You will ideally require

- Good standard level of education - GCSE
- Level 2 award in Support work in School or Level 2 certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in School
- Ideally experienced in working with children with an ASD diagnosis
- Additional skills such as Makaton, PECS etc would be advantageous

As an employer we are an employer of choice within your field; here are a few reasons why:

- Named within the top 50 fastest growing organisations within Shropshire in the 2017 edition of the Shropshire Growth Barometer by lead accountancy firm, BDO.
- Our clinical integration is renowned and our clinical leave has received royal recognition for her contribution to Mental Health.
- We have just been awarded a further two 'Outstanding' ratings by Oftsed to join our other 'Outstanding' homes. All of our homes are either outstanding or good.
- A culture of excellence with an open and transparent management culture that aligns to therapeutic models
- Highly competitive salary scales and reward schemes
- Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour confidential support. Counselling, advice and assistance services
- Excellent professional training, not just the basics but on-going skills development that is recognised as industry-leading within the social care sector
- Opportunities to join our Management Development Programme
- Regular professional supervision and team support meetings
- Clinical support and consultation to our teams
- Career development and progression

Successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for), along with the requirement to provide full and satisfactory employment references and right to work evidence. Please note that having a positive DBS may not automatically bar you from working with us but a comprehensive risk assessment will be conducted prior to a suitability decision being made.

Bryn Melyn Care is proud to be an equal opportunities employer

Closing date for all application 10 July 2018 with interview dates booked for 16th and 17th July.

For more details on the role please use the link below to view a full job description and person specification


Contact Details:
Bryn Melyn Care Ltd
Tel: 01952504715
Contact: Sherrie Bloomer

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