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Learn to Live FederationLearn to Live Federation – Incorporating Bidwell Brook & Ellen Tinkham Special Schools

“Everyone will be the best that they can be; No-one is excluded; Everyone has a voice.”

Teaching Assistant (Grade C) x 4

Bidwell Brook is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 – 19 with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities.

We require four Teaching Assistants (Grade C) to commence as soon as possible. These posts are initially temporary until 31st August 2018.

You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will attend to the welfare and personal care of students and help deliver pre-determined learning, care and support programmes.

Previous experience of working with children in an education or early years setting is preferable, ideally with SEN experience. You will have excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills, the ability to keep written notes on student progress and development, an NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants, or equivalent qualification, is desirable.

Three posts are: Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week) and one post is: Monday to Wednesday 8.50am to 3.20pm, all are 39 weeks per year.

Visit for a full application pack. We do not accept CVs.
For further information about the roles please contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, on 01803 864120
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Please note that the school is now closed until Tuesday 2nd January 2018.