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Verita International School is currently looking for:
Teaching Assistants are primarily hired to assist in the classroom, and to work directly with children under the direction and training of the classroom teacher. Teaching Assistants are members of the teaching staff and as such, attendance at professional development sessions, staff meetings, and school special events is required. Teaching Assistants are expected to help classroom teachers in the effort to provide students with an outstanding international education, which inspires students to achieve their full potential and prepares them to be successful and responsible global citizens. The successful candidate needs to have excellent English, previous experience working with children and a passion for working with young people. The ideal candidate will also have a teaching qualification and previous teaching experience.
Primary School Teacher
Primary school teachers report to the School Director and are responsible for planning, teaching and assessing the Verita curriculum. They are expected to maintain a thorough understanding of both subject matter and pedagogy. Primary teachers are expected to treat their students with kindness and respect and to provide them with an outstanding international education which inspires students to achieve their full potential. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, fluency in the English language, a valid teaching certificate or equivalent and minimum of two years prior teaching experience (recommended).
Whilst no list of responsibilities can fully encompass all that is asked of a School Counsellor, the main duties and responsibilities include:
- To offer pupils individual or group counselling.
- To offer parental counselling.
- To work closely and liaise with other adults involved with a particular child or group of children. These may include pastoral management staff, house staff, tutors, parents and class teachers.
- To work with those from outside agencies who may be involved with a child.
- To keep suitable case notes in a secure place in line with data protection requirements and School policy.
- To contribute, as appropriate, to SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) lessons.
- To provide consultation for staff who have concerns about a child in their care.
- To undertake intervention when Child Protection issues arise, since the position involves also being the DSL- Designated Safeguarding Lead.
- Undertake regular supervision with an experienced supervisor (any supervision fees will be met by the School).
- Work in multidisciplinary team with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator.
The successful candidate will:
- have undergone sound training to at least Master’s degree level and be willing to undergo further professional development.
- have a COPSI accreditation in Clinical Psychology and, ideally, School Counselling or Educational Psychology.
- have experience of at least 2 years working with children/young people and, preferably, relevant training qualification (ideally, child and teens therapeutic interventions, family interventions, play therapy)
- display good therapeutic skills with a manner that encourages safe and trusting relationships with children and staff.
- be required to provide references to show that they work within a clear code of ethics and practice and are suitable for the post;
Please apply as soon as possible to be considered.
Verita is a safeguarding institution, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.