Job vacancy details
Work Experience Manager (Teaching Assistant)
Location: Reading RG5 3EU
Salary: Grade 5 SCP 22-25 £15,589 – £17,095 pa, pro rata, plus special schools allowance
Working Pattern: 32.5 hours per week, term-time only • Permanent
Closing date: 22 September 2017
Addington School is an ‘Outstanding’ forward looking all-age special school catering for pupils with a wide range of learning disabilities, many of whom also have associated sensory, motor, medical and behavioural needs.
We are also looking to appoint a Work Experience Manager. As part of the Addington ‘Routes to Work’ department, you will join a dynamic and enthusiastic team who are continuously working to provide our students with a variety of curriculum opportunities to best prepare them for working life after school. We have developed a range of forward thinking ‘Routes into Work’ including; Supported Internships at the National Grid, Employer recognised qualifications and a wide range of work experience placements. We work with a range of local and national employers to offer our students many exciting, inclusive opportunities.
We are looking to appoint someone who will work mainly with our 14–19 year old students, a wide range of employers and other associated agencies. We therefore require someone who is positive, highly organised, a team player and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
We are committed to induction, professional development and on-going support for all our staff. Working as part of a small team you will be required to: work with students in 1:1, small groups and whole class groups and work with our large network of employers, supporting and setting up a range of work opportunities for our students.
You will need to have a full UK driving licence and hold business insurance.
It is essential that you have a good standard of education, including a Level 3 qualification or equivalent. You need to be willing to undertake further training including: Job Coaching, City and Guilds Assessor, Training in Systematic Instruction.
Application packs are available on our website: www.addington.wokingham.sch.uk
Closing date for application: 12 noon, Friday 22 September 2017
Interviews: w/c 2 October 2017
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Addington Special School
Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire RG5 3EU
Tel: 0118 966 9073 • Fax: 0118 966 9867
Headteacher: Liz Meek