- Children’s Support Worker: We are at an exciting stage in our development and we are looking to expand our residential childcare team in New Barn School, Horsham.Our homes are set in the beautiful West Sussex countryside and all our young people attend New Barn School. We offer a range of shift patterns and are committed to providing full training and support.We provide specialist educational, residential and therapeutic care for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and associated difficulties.We create a friendly and caring environment, promote independent living skills and provide opportunities for a full and enriched waking curriculum.We are looking for staff across a range of shift patterns who have a passion to work with our children and young people and who will prioritise their safety and well-being.The successful candidates will be able to participate in planning effective routines, monitoring health and welfare, undertaking domestic duties and most importantly providing a safe, warm and supportive environment for our young people.Ideally, you should have experience and knowledge of working with children and young people and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, be reliable, well organised and able to work to high professional standards. If you have experience of working with children and young people with ASC and/or a level 3 qualification we would especially like to hear from you.We are committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and continuous professional development and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.Please contact Adela Smetanova on 01403 289609 or Jacqui Justice on 01403 289606 for further information.Applications will be reviewed on receipt.
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- Teaching Assistant: To join our committed team of Teaching Assistants to deliver agreed learning activities and support pupil learning in a range of classroom settings, including working with individual pupils as directed.Main Duties include:
- Deliver learning activities to pupils within agreed system of supervision, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs.
- Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies against pre-determined learning objectives.
- Take an appropriate role in the development and implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies.
- Provide objective accurate feedback and reports as required on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
- Work with the school’s agreed behaviour policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence.
- Challenge and motivate pupils, promote and reinforce self-esteem.
- Participate in the marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress.
- Encourage children to value their experiences and knowledge.
- Make effective and efficient use of ICT for classroom and management support.
- Be familiar and keep up to date with the school’s systems and structures as outlined in policy documents including Health and Safety and Child Protection policies.
- Be familiar and up to date with SEN Code of Practice.
- Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers, exchange information, facilitate their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning and support home to school and community links.
- Provide advice and guidance as required and appropriate.
- Develop and use effective communication systems appropriate to audience.
- Provide support and encouragement to children and young people.
The role is 40 hours per week, term time only, starting salary £16,000 (£18,000 with experience or TA qualification)
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- Please contact Dan Tresman or Jacqui Justice on 01403 289606 for further information.
At New Barn School, we recognise that the happiness and well-being of our staff is essential to our success. After all, you cannot give your best if you do not feel your best. We therefore offer all our employees:
- A pleasant, supportive working environment
- Training opportunities, including mandatory training, CPD and additional specialist training
- Regular, supportive 1:1 meetings with a supervisor
- Regular team meetings
- Contributory pension scheme
- Opportunities for career progression
Treehouse Educare are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.
Treehouse Educare is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Visits to the school and homes are welcomed.