Day/Night/Bank Residential Workers required.

Closing Date

1-1 Teaching Assistant fixed term until October 2022 [Scotland]

Shifts: 40 hours per week

Locations: Skypoint School (G81)

Job Type: Term Time, Fixed term until October 2022

Salary Scale £17,550 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.

Skypoint School is a small specialist provision catering for pupils with complex social and emotional needs and autism. The school role is registered for 45 pupils who come from a range of different local authorities and for whom mainstream provisions are not accessible.

We currently have a vacancy for a highly experienced 1-1 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.

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.

Spark of Genius is committed to protecting and safeguarding the welfare of the young people we care for and any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, Medical questionnaire and Protection Vulnerable Groups Membership.