DegreeSix is working with an award winning specialist school and post 16 provision for children and young people with moderate to severe learning difficulties, located on the Derby / Staffordshire border it is accesible from Derby City, Burton on Trent and beyond.
The school specialises in Autism, Challenging Behaviour, Speech & Language Disorders and Prader Willi Syndrome. As a result, you will work alongside an excellent Therapy team and be part of a truly multi-disciplinary approach to secure the best possible outcomes for young people.
The school benefits from having a working farm on site and given our small class sizes and creative curriculum, this is a fantastic opportunity for new or experienced qualified teaching assistant professionals to bring ideas, new activities and enthusiasm into the classroom. This school is a fantastic place to work, thrive and learn.
Some SEN experience is preferred and in return for your desire to educate those with MLD and SLD, you will receive fantastic support, career development opportunities, an impressive team working approach to education and the priceless reward of knowing that you are making a difference each and every day to the lives of some very unique young people.
Experience of working as a TA within a school setting is essential for candidates. Knowledge and understanding of SEN is highly desired, but passion, personality and resilience can be a good alternative!
Successful candidates will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks. This shall also include an employer reference obtained prior to interview.