Do you believe in our vision that ‘every child has a future’?

At R.E.A.L. we aspire to be the leading provider of high quality learning opportunities and innovative approaches to enable all children to receive a valuable life changing experience. Our values of trust, innovation and achievement are core to re-thinking engagement and approaches to learning.

R.E.A.L Education provides both independent special schools placements and market leading alternative education. We are seeking someone who has knowledge and experience of teaching in a SEN/D environment and has an additional interest in working with animals.

Job Title: Land Based Studies Teaching Assistant

Salary: £13,780-£15,900 per annum

Hours: Maximum of 30 hours per week, term time only (39 working weeks)

DaysMondayWednesday and Friday as Land based Teaching Assistant
Tuesday and Thursday as standard Teaching Assistant

Location: 3 days per week at our Land Based studies site in Mansfield and 2 days in standard timetable across our Nottinghamshire sites

The successful applicant will be working with groups of up to 5 learners at KS 1 and 2 and will have an interest/knowledge in animals and basic horticulture. The post holder will be responsible for the care of some of the animals on site and there would be activities for the learners to complete including basic woodwork and projects on animals and horticulture.

To be successful in this role you will have prior experience in a SEN environment, be innovative in your approach to engaging learners and have some experience of managing health and safety awareness, risk management and the safeguarding of young people.

In addition to your holiday entitlement and paid bank holidays, we will offer you 5 days paid dependency leave a year, access to the company’s Westfield Health, support your continuous professional development and provide a bereavement insurance policy.

We believe that building trust and positive relationships with learners is key to successful intervention. If this is something you believe in, then please contact us for a campaign pack, or for further information.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.



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