Vacancy for a Higher level TA

 We are looking for a committed, flexible and enthusiastic Full Time Higher Level

Teaching Assistant to join our SEN team. Starting in the Summer Term 2021. 
The role will require a forward thinking, creative approach combined with resilience
and determination to improve outcomes. You will need to be highly organised, pro-
active, versatile, and resilient.
The applicant initially will be supporting a Year 11 student through the study period.
They will need to scribe for him but also support other KS4 students. Main
responsibilities will include supporting in class, directing during study periods and
reading for EHCP students with mild difficulties. Regular meetings with the SEN
team will support you in this and all aspects of your role. Medical training may be
required.
Here at Totnes Progressive School, we pride ourselves in forming great relationships
with our pupils following our ‘LARS’ ethos. In keeping with these values you would
be expected to familiarise yourself with the needs of the students, supporting them
emotionally as well as academically. You should be an effective team member,
prepared to use your own initiative to set goals and action plans. You should be
prepared to work with both individuals and groups of children when required. 
Candidates must have experience of working with children with special needs
across four areas; communication and interaction, cognition and learning, SEMH and
sensory and physical, within a school environment and be able to assist up to GCSE
level, specifically in English and maths.
Closing date 22 nd March  Interviews will be held after the 29 th March
If you have any questions, please email our SENDCo kate@top-school.co.uk
For an application form and job description, please email our HR Manager
verity@top-school.co.uk. 
We are an equal opportunity school and are committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and individuals. A DBS disclosure is a requirement
for this post.