Sandhurst School is a caring, inclusive and well-ordered community. Our aim is to provide all students with the opportunity to succeed, with a strong emphasis on achievement, encouragement and development of skills and qualities to be active, accomplished, knowledgeable, caring and self-sufficient in tomorrow’s ever changing world.
Required from January 2022
We are seeking to appoint an excellent teaching assistant who is enthusiastic about, and ideally has experience of, working with students with special educational needs.
The successful applicant will join our special educational needs team, managed by the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator. They will work across the school in various departments, providing support for children with special educational needs and working closely with class teachers to ensure these students reach their potential.
There will be opportunities to run small group interventions depending on the candidate’s previous experience, and a wide range of CPD opportunities, with training provided to aid with the support of various specific difficulties and disabilities. This provides an excellent steppingstone for those looking to start a career in teaching.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the application form and include a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4. You should elaborate on what makes you suitable for the position and why you want to apply.
In November 2017 Ofsted reported that:
- “The Headteacher, leaders and governors are committed to improving pupils’ life chances.”
- “Pupils’ conduct is typically good and they treat one another with respect.”
- “Pupils feel safe and are kept safe”
- “Pupils are well looked after and are provided with the opportunity to succeed”
- “Strong relationships exist between staff and pupils”
Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.