Start date: As soon as possible
Danecourt is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of Academies in Greenwich, Kent & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.
Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism, and social emotional mental health needs. We enjoy a range of specialist facilities and additional therapy support along with outdoor learning spaces and sensory playrooms.
At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful”. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.
Danecourt are expanding and therefore we have exciting opportunities for committed teaching assistants, with some previous experience, to come and join our friendly staff team.
We are looking for a teaching assistant who:
*Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an aspect of childcare or SEND practice
*Some experience of working with pupils with specific SEND needs including ASD
*Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C)
*Willingness to provide personal care and hygiene to children as required
*Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative
*A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner.
As an employee of the Maritime Trust, you can expect:
*A positive working environment
*National terms and conditions
*Tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities
*A generous package of staff benefits.
Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about our school can be found on our website - https://www.danecourtschool.com/
The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.
A copy of both the Trust child protection and safeguarding policy, and the recruitment of ex-offenders' policies are attached.
We reserve the right to close this advert early should suitable applicants be found; therefore, early applications are recommended.