Teaching Assistant – ASC

Job Term Fixed Term, due to special needs of pupils
Appointment type Term Time
Hours per week
Weeks per year 38
Salary Grade C: £9.55p/h – £9.94p/h
Closing date 14/10/2019
Interview date TBC

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1100 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 C of E Primary School.

We require a Teaching Assistant to support a student with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) on a one to one basis. A good knowledge of ASC is essential. You will need to have a flexible, creative and adaptable approach to inclusively support students. From time to time, you may be asked to support other students in the CAIRB.

ICT skills are desirable. The successful candidate will join one of our six houses and become a mentor or tutor for a group of between 23 – 27 students. Training will be provided to support the succesful applicants fulfil this exciting part of the role.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact us on 01884 256655 to arrange this. For further information or for an application pack please telephone Meg Hepworth on 01884 256655 or email mhepworth@tiverton.devon.sch.uk.