Specialist Teaching Assistant

Full Time - Term Time Only
R.E.A.L Education Ltd, Kingsmill House, Unit 1 Kingsmill Way, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 5ER
£18,000.00 per annum

Are you an.....

  • Experienced Teaching Assistant?

  • Can you build up a rapport with your learners?

  • Are you creative and innovative in your approach to learning?

  • Want to make a real difference and build your career?

  • Have experience working with KS4 & 5?

  • Have experience working with Autism?

  • Have a full driving licence?

Then we are looking for you!

R.E.A.L. Education provides an alternative educational provision for young people in the East Midlands who often have challenging and complex needs. We are looking for experienced teaching professionals to join our Referral team.

This is a vital, front facing role. You will be meeting the young person and their guardians as they are referred into REAL Education. This will often be the first contact they have had with the organisation, so professionalism and a friendly, welcoming approach is a must!

The role involves:

  • Working with young people on a daily basis on a 1:1 and sometimes with a small group.

  • Working closely with the young person’s parents or caregivers, it is essential that you are able to form good working relationships from the outset.

  • Initial and ongoing assessment of the young person, to provide reports and recommendations of a suitable educational package.

  • Working with young people with additional needs outside of the mainstream education system.

In return we offer a benefits package to include:

  • 39 week contract

  • Salary offered at £18,000 per annum

  • Regular and effective supervision

  • Full and robust induction into the business

  • Good CPD opportunities throughout the year

  • Private healthcare scheme, including gym membership discount

  • Death in service benefit

  • Pension scheme

  • Family friendly leave entitlement

  • Opportunity to join a friendly and approachable team

    Experience within this field is important, however, we are also looking for people who have a child centred approach, coupled with a passion for the role and can think creatively and innovatively about education

    This will be a challenging yet rewarding role, if you have the motivation and drive to make a difference to the lives of young people and be able to teach them the skills required to live independent and fulfilling lives then please read the job description and person specification and send your completed application form and CV to applications@real-education.org 

    Due to this post having access to children/vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.  

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 5th March 2021

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