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SEN Class Teaching Assistant 08 Feb 18

Apply by: July 6th 018

Job start: September 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an SEN Class Teaching Assistant position working at Gesher; a new Independent Jewish SEN Primary School. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational SEN teaching Assistant who has the ambition and drive to support the school through its development and to provide an Outstanding education. An interest in Autism would be an advantage while experience with SEN in a must. The candidate does not need to be of a Jewish Faith although a respect the Ethos and Values of the school would be expected.

Gesher is an SEN school with a specialism in Autism Spectrum Conditions. Our curriculum is therapy based and we have a multi professional team approach to supporting the school. We are a dedicated and passionate team that are working towards opening an Outstanding SEN School.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who:

  • Is a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant
  • has the ability to work as part of a forward looking strategic team
  • has a deep understanding of how children with special educational needs learn
  • is secure in their ability to support the class teacher and team
  • to support pupils progress and raise attainment
  • is a proven, successful team player with excellent motivational and  interpersonal skills

 

In return we can offer:

  • to be part of a dynamic and forward thinking team of professionals who are passionate about SEN
  • to be part of a new, upcoming and outstanding school that will have links to the University of Cambridge and Prof. Simon Baron Cohen
  • a supportive, warm and passionate team

 

An application form is available here Gesher-School-Application-Form-2017.pdf, completed forms should be sent to [email protected]

Gesher SEN School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Educational Psychologist (Maternity Leave cover)

Apply by: 1 December 2018

Job start: December 2018

We are looking for an experienced psychologist who feels that they would fit into Gesher’s ethos and philosophy.  We are a therapy based school that believes that readiness to learn is necessary to support children’s full potential and progress.  Gesher believes in a team approach and would expect our educational psychologist to work based on children’s needs including class based, individual and possibly small group sessions.  The team will be made up of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Creative Therapists, Educational Psychologist and the Education team. We will work towards tailoring individual programmes while also expecting therapists to support families and staff to ensure consistency and multi-professional involvement.

We are looking to employ an experienced private psychologist to work part time.  Although the applicant does not need to be Jewish, it would be expected that they respect the ethos and values of the school.

We offer the opportunity to be part of one of the first therapy based schools of its kind, part time hours, manageable workload, to work with some amazing people such as Prof. Simon Baron Cohen and most of all; to help develop a model to support children with Special Educational Needs to succeed!

Educational Psychologist job description

An application form is available here Gesher-School-Application-Form-2017.pdf, completed forms should be sent to [email protected]

Gesher SEN School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.