Recruitment


We are currently recruiting for two vacancies. Please see the advertisements below:

 

Teaching Assistants [Scale 4 Point 18 – 21 (pro-rated £18,289.77 - £20,041.59) 34 hour week, 39 weeks per year]

Swiss Cottage School, Development and Research Centre is a special needs school in the London Borough of Camden. We have 239 pupils aged 2 to 19 who are identified with complex needs. Our school provision is focused on recognising the potential of each individual pupil. We are committed to providing an outstanding standard of education through meaningful research which informs our teaching and learning approaches. Our school is focused on positive relationships, and embraces a multi-agency provision which places the pupil and their family at the core of everything we aim to do. Positive attitude and effective communication which enables teamwork is fundamental. We are a Teaching School, and can offer you a school community which is committed to research, innovation, professional development, and supportive of pathways into the teaching profession.

Teaching Assistants are fundamental to the holistic progress our pupils achieve.  We require experience and confidence in supporting learners with complex communication needs, who may be pre-verbal or non-verbal. Experience with complex needs in Early Years, Primary, and/or Secondary Special Needs Provisions will be valuable to support our philosophies towards learning.

We want to make sure you understand our school provision and the expectations of the role. Tours and classroom observations are available on request. Please contact the school to book a time to visit if interested.

Essential Requirements:

-Knowledge and understanding of special educational needs through experience in the classroom

-Knowledge and understanding of special educational needs through completion of relevant courses and training, demonstrating a commitment to continued professional development and learning (CPDL)

-Positive attitude and positive behaviour management philosophies

-Qualifications at Level 2 in literacy and numeracy

Desirable:

-Experience with research related to special educational needs

Closing Date for all applications:  Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 1pm

Please click here for the Job Description.
Please click here for the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

If you have any questions regarding this post then please contact Human Resources on recruitment@swisscottage.camden.sch.ukSwiss Cottage School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions will be subject to five years of satisfactory references and DBS checks. Please note that we are unable to accept applications from those aged under 18 years.

 

 

SEN Care Assistants  [Scale 2 Point 11 – 13. Gross salary - £19,734 - £20,401 (Pro-rated £8,073.84 - £8,205.48) based on a 16 hour week, 39 weeks per year permanent contract]

Swiss Cottage Specialist SEN School is a highly successful (6 consecutive “Outstanding” Ofsted inspections) specialist special school for 232 children aged 2-19 with complex needs. We are based in a modern purpose built building close to Swiss Cottage underground station.

The post-holder will ensure the supervision, safety and welfare of students during the midday break in the dining, social and circulation areas, help with feeding, toileting (personal care) and other support programmes as necessary. Level 2 Literacy is a requirement however you can sit a test with us to prove your level if you do not have the qualification.

Closing Date for all applications: Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 1pm 

Please click here for the Job Description.
Please click here for the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

If you have any questions regarding this post then please contact Human Resources on recruitment@swisscottage.camden.sch.uk or call 02076818080.

Swiss Cottage School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions will be subject to five years of satisfactory references and DBS checks. Please note that we are unable to accept applications from those aged under 18 years.