About us:

Part of the CareTech Family of Companies, Cambian Group are one of the largest providers of specialist Education and Care services for children and young people in the UK, delivering across Special Education Schools and Colleges, Residential Care Homes and a Therapeutic Fostering Service.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant and a key part of the dedicated teams we allocate to every child, you’ll have a vital role in helping children learn and develop skills for life.

In return, our new and improved training programmes will help you develop your professional skills. And you’ll also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and, just like our residents, you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

About Purbeck View School:

Cambian Purbeck View School is situated directly on the Dorset coast in the seaside town of Swanage which is a wonderful place to live. The school and attached children’s home accommodates up to 40 young people aged 7-19. All our young people have a diagnoses of AS or ASD and associated complex needs. Purbeck View School is a leading provider in a specialist field and our youngsters are amazingly rewarding to work with.

From innovative educational experiences to national curriculum programmes, supported by passionate teams of specialists and key workers, we actively enable each young person to achieve their personal best, all in an environment that best suits them.

About the role:

As a Teaching Assistant at Purbeck View School, you will work as part of a team under the direction of a teacher/tutor assisting students to access a specifically designed curriculum through group learning and individual learning programmes.

The main focus of this role will be to:

Support students to focus and make progress in lessons.
Assist the teacher/tutor in the preparation of work.
Support students during school based and community-based learning.
Ensure students make progress in formal learning situations as well as with self-help skills, life skills and social understanding.

What we are looking for:

A Teaching assistant qualification (desirable but not essential).
Knowledge of autism and/ or Special educational needs.
Well-developed organisation and communication skills.
Ability to work flexibly in relation to tasks undertaken.
Ability to be a good team player.

Experience not essential, we will give you all the training and support necessary.

Fully supported 6 month probationary period- You will receive a mentor and line manager to help you get the best start to your career at Purbeck View School

We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

If you want to learn from and work with a highly specialist, incredibly proud and integrated team that unlocks the potential of young people, then please talk to us.

Job Reference Teaching Assistant [SYS-3030] Swanage 


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