Location: Reddish Hall School, Stockport.
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 per week
Contract: Permanent, Term Time only
About Reddish Hall School
Reddish Hall is an independent SEMH school situated in Stockport. The aim of the school is to encourage children to achieve and succeed personally, academically, socially and develop their self confidence that will enable them to cope in everyday situations and manage the transition from school to college or work environments. By rebuilding self-esteem and forging positive relationships, our pupils replace failure with success.
About the Group
We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as 'Outstanding' or 'Good'.
We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.
About the role
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teaching assistant to join our close-knot team at Reddish Hall School in Greater Manchester. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with complex young people who have a needs ranging from autistic spectrum conditions to attachment difficulties and developmental trauma and be keen to help us develop our therapeutic approach towards helping our pupils achieve successful outcomes.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with complex young people in an educational setting. An understanding of development trauma and attachment issues is essential, as is a nurturing approach to support.
Why work for us?
A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first class mental health support services
- Employee Reward Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
- Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- No two days are ever the same
- Cycle to Work Scheme
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees to share with commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.