2 x Teaching Assistants to support the academic and emotional development of students attending the IW College site while on role at the ILC. 18 hours per week, term time only plus 5 development days. Temporary until July 2022.
The Island Learning Centre is a pupil referral unit that supports some of the most vulnerable young people on the island. An exciting opportunity now exists to join our highly inclusive school.
Do you have experience of enabling children with low self-esteem and challenging behaviour to remove their barriers to learning and to accelerate their academic and personal progress?
If you want to make a difference to children’s lives and are enthusiastic and emotionally resilient, then we want to hear from you. We can offer you a dedicated and supportive staff team and opportunities for personal and career development.
This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.
In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
Please note that this role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council delivers, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July 2013, the original five year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.
The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.
Vacancy Reference: ILCTA21
Closing Date: 23/07/2021
Interviews will be on Tuesday 24th August 2021
The Island Learning Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before appointment is confirmed.