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ABA Tutor/Learning Support ABA Tutors

Salary: 

  • Full time: £17,411 (5 days)

  • Part time: £10,447 (3 days)


Hours:

08:45 – 15:30


Posts available: 

  • Full time: Monday – Friday

  • Part time: Monday – Wednesday (3 days) OR Wednesday – Friday (3 days)


Start date:

Immediate - Full training to be provided 


Job Description: 
Join our team at Treetops Learning Community as an ABA Tutor. In the VB department, we use behaviour driven teaching interventions to encourage positive outcomes in our students. Tutors deliver students programmes on a 1:1, 1:2 or small groups basis to improve their learning, as well as their social and emotional wellbeing. We would like to hire tutors who are enthusiastic, and with a drive to making a difference to pupils with special education needs (SEN). All tutors receive extensive training on implementing programmes to increase the pupils’ communication, socialisation, self-regulation, academic and daily living skills. 
Duties: 
•    Deliver teaching to pupils, following their individualised programmes. 
•    Work with pupils in natural environment.
•    Support students in participation with activities.
•    Follow individualised behaviour reduction plans. 
•    Provide and encourage independence in personal care. 
•    Daily upkeep of programme folders. 
•    Follow safeguarding procedures 

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a medical check, satisfactory employment references and the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

Teaching Assistant

Pay Scale:

New Thurrock Local Government Scale, Band A point 3 – 5 (approx. £13,700 actual)

Hours:

25 hrs per week – 45.8 wks per year (1 extra paid week after 5 years of service)

Start Date: 

as soon as possible

 Job Description:

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in partnership with a class teacher to support pupils' learning. This may involve supporting all of the students in the class and/or providing 1:1 support for a named student.

 

Previous experience of working with children with special educational needs whilst not essential, is preferable.

 

Treetops School is a special academy catering for pupils with a wide range of needs including moderate learning difficulties, speech and communication difficulties, autism and general developmental delay.  We have been judged outstanding by Ofsted in our last four inspections, the most recent being February 2020.

The school is also the lead for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance (TTSA).

 

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have a commitment and passion to work with pupils with a wide and diverse range of SEN

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

  • Are versatile and able to support our teachers in delivering a high standard of learning to pupils of all abilities.

  • Want to be a member of a creative and dynamic staff team with high expectations for our pupils

 

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a successful and supportive environment

  • Motivated children who are willing to learn

  • Well equipped and resourced classrooms

  • Continued professional development

 

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  This can be arranged by contacting Mrs Lambie on 01375 372723 or by emailing admin@treetops.thurrock.sch.uk  Please also take time to view our most recent pupil video on our website.

 

An application form can be downloaded from our website www.treetopsschool.org and submitted either by hand, post or email (admin address) marked for the attention of the Mrs K Lambie, HR Manager.

 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 11 October 2023

Interviews: week commencing 16 October 2023

 

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a medical check and satisfactory references.

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