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Teaching Assistant

Department: School (students 6 – 19 years), College (students 19 – 25 years)

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours & Working Patterns: Term time + 15 days (41 working weeks)

Salary: £18,297 - £19,487 FTE, Grade 9 -11 (pro rata £16,731 to £17,819)

Closing Date: 26 September 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Start Date: Monday 2 November

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives young people with severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities? Would you like to be part of a community and build your career within a School and College that is passionate about every individual person as well as their families?

Our School is looking for a small number of enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistants to complement our educational team.

Working with our students aged 6 and above whom have varied learning needs and often quite complex support needs, you’ll be assisting our teachers and other colleagues to deliver learning programmes; both in the classroom and the community. Typically, your role will be to support the class teacher to deliver specific curriculum sessions, working on a 1-1 basis helping students in their small class group, attending to their learning and physical needs including therapy programmes.

Applicants should be good communicators, empathetic, creative and passionate about education. You bring the motivation and we will provide a position which offers tremendous fulfilment, plus a fantastic range of training and support to develop your skills in this sector.

Our Benefits include: *free enhanced DBS *fantastic working environment with beautiful outdoor space *pension scheme *occupational sick pay *annual salary review *at least 31 days holiday a year *onsite parking *training *support to reach Level 3 RQF Award *regular support and supervision from friendly approachable line managers *Bike 2 Work scheme *Employee Assistance Programme

This post is for Term Time only.

Please complete the application form and email to

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and
expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS and Barred List check will be required. Staff are also prohibited from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided political views whilst working at The Sheiling Ringwood (TSR) and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within TSR. 

This role is UK based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

Please note that our Health & Safety and HR procedures comply with the Government guidelines issued in relation to Covid-19. Therefore, you will be required to share information and/or evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.  All data will be held in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulations.