Teaching Assistant - Ardingly
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Rurally based school for children with learning disabilities and beahvioural problems is currently recruiting for Teaching Assistants to join their existing staff team and work with children aged 7-19 in a beautifully set school close to Ardingly, West sussex.
You will be working 36 weeks per year (reduced term) and 6 training days, the school follows the Steiner technique of education and focuses on the child led approach. This is a really interesting and fulfilling concept of education which allows children who cannot attend mainstrem school to thirve in a positve educational environment.
The school has exstensive therapy provision and various activities such as equine therapy, gardening facilities and sports provision. Allowing the young people to get as much as possible from their educational experience.
You will be expected to deal with challenging behaviour and a 2 day training course is provided for you prior to starting work, plus you will trained in "pro-active approches". allowing you to flourish and develop your skills in a positive environment.
You must have an empathetic and patient approcah to SEN and be positive towards the educational setting and approach.
Due to the rural location of the school you must be a car driver.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch for a chat about this position.
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