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 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.

This is fixed term position until June 2024.

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.

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.

Caretech is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Caretech  is an equal opportunities employer.

Caretech will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Clydebank 1:1 Teaching Assistant [SYS-5609]


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