Cognition & Learning Teaching Assistant

Title Cognition & Learning Teaching Assistant
Salary Grade C: £9.81 – £10.21 per hour 27.63 hrs per week, 38 weeks per year
Job term Permanent
Interview date TBC
Closing date 21/07/2021 at 12pm

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful Visual Arts college situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast.  We have 1230 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake.  Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: It’s that simple’.

We are a cooperative trust school and have recently joined a formal federation with Heathcoat Primary and Rackenford Church of England Primary School.

We require a Teaching Assistant to work under the guidance of the SENDCo, Assistant SENDCo, Area Lead for Cognition and Learning within an agreed system of supervision to undertake Educational, Care and Support programmes to enable access to learning for students, and to assist the SEND Leadership Team and wider SEND team in the management of students and SEND classrooms.

Your role will be to deliver Literacy interventions to students who are non-secondary ready through the use of strategies to increase their reading, writing and phonic knowledge.

We are committed to safeguarding children and the above post is one the Authority has deemed to involve substantial access to children. With that in mind, if appointed, we will seek references and a full disclosure and barring check.

To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return to mhepworth@tiverton.devon.sch.uk