Day/Night/Bank Residential Workers required.

Closing Date
7th October 2022

1-1 Teaching Assistant (Fixed term until June 2023) [Scotland]

Shifts: 40 hours per week

Locations: Caledonian School, Glengarnock (KA14)

Job Type: Term Time, Fixed term until June 2023

Salary Scale £20,280 per annum

Spark of Genius Ltd operates small therapeutic residential care homes throughout Scotland and England for young people with a variety of support requirements. We also educate young people in our schools who cannot sustain a mainstream educational placement.

Caledonian School is a small specialist provision catering for pupils with complex social and emotional needs and autism. We currently have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant who is able to engage and support vulnerable and challenging children. You will be relentless in supporting our students to achieve a high standard of attainment throughout their time with the school and in preparing the students for their next steps. You must be flexible, innovative and responsive, able to work effectively with our teachers to identify every opportunity to help our children and young people develop their skills and confidence, both academically and personally. The position will involve teaching small groups of pupils aged 8-14 or 11-16 who encounter social, emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties. 

Applicants should be committed individuals with experience of teaching pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions as well as other complex social / emotional needs. The ability to develop creative learning environments for our young people is essential. Applicants must be fully registered with the GTC Scotland, or be eligible to register.