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Teaching Assistant (SEND)
  • Employer: Ancora House School
  • Reference: SEC/20/132663
  • Published: Thu 03/09/2020, 15:48 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/09/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade 6 Pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ancora House, Cheshire

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Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Teaching Assistant (SEND) Grade 6

Ancora House School provides the education to in-patients admitted to Ancora House, the regional adolescent psychiatric unit in Chester. Our school is also commissioned to provide education in the local community for learners not able to access their mainstream school due to ill health.

Ancora House School and Governing Body wish to recruit a highly skilled Teaching Assistant to support teaching and learning in our specialist environment on the Countess of Chester Health Park.

This role offers a unique experience for the right candidate to develop existing skills and to gain experience of working in the field of mental health.

Our outstanding teachers and support staff works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary clinical team to secure the best possible outcomes for our learners.

At Ancora House School, learners present with a range of problems that act as barriers to their progress; supporting our SENDCo, you would be performing a critical role in the planning and implementation of strategies to overcome these barriers.

Our school is situated in a brand new and state of the art building on the Countess of Chester Health Park; our learners enjoy a suite of classrooms including a fully resourced Science Lab.

Ancora House School supports lifelong learning and the successful candidate will have access to a wide range of high quality CPD.

If you feel you have the skillset and aptitude to take on this challenging role then we would welcome your application.

For more information on the role please contact the head teacher Sian Thomas at