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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Chippenham, UK
Silverwood School
Term Time
£11.02 - £11.70 per hour
17th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
29th September 2022 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1263612

Permanent and casual contracts available at our Trowbridge and Chippenham sites

Teaching Assistant

Full-time - 30hrs (but part-time 4 day and 3 day contracts available)

required to start ASAP

Grade F scale 9-11 dependant on experience (£11.02 - £11.70 per hour) Salary for F9 £14,420 approx.

We are seeking to appoint dynamic, inspirational, highly motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our lovely school. Our children have a range of SEND needs and conditions and we will place you with a class with which we think you are most suited. Proven experience of working alongside children with severe and complex learning disabilities is essential.

Applicants should;

• Have previous experience of working with children with SEND

• Have a willingness to undertake training in medical procedures

• Be enthusiastic, organised and flexible

The successful candidate will be working within a skilled and caring team. They will be expected to provide support to individual students, small groups or work in whole class settings. We are a strong, supportive staff team, committed to high standards of delivery. Silverwood School is committed to all aspects of personal development, it is inclusive and seeks to ensure every individual achieves. If you want to work with us then we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that this appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks. Silverwood School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.

Please visit our school website for full details on the Silverwood School and the pupils 

Alternatively, please email the HR team by completing a contact us form of the school website. Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on Monday 12th September 2022. Interviews TBC


Safeguarding Statement:

Silverwood School is an amalgamation of 3 special schools in Wiltshire. The three campuses of Silverwood School are known as Chippenham Campus (formerly St. Nicholas School), Rowde Campus (formally Rowdeford School)  and Trowbridge Campus (Formally Larkrise School) it also incorporates Popular College in Chippenham. 

Silverwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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