Career Teachers are seeking experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to work for an Alternative Provision based in Ilkeston. This position involves you working 1:1 or in small groups with children and young people who have a range of complex needs and behaviours.
Due to the needs of the students you will be required to have a full UK driving licence and your own transport. The reason for this is that part of your role is to collect pupils from their home address and take them into the school setting or into the community. The reason for this is to help them achieve the best outcome for their learning in which ever environment best suits them.
You will assist and deliver lessons set via the class teacher. Your role as a teaching assistant is to ensure you work alongside the teacher to ensure the pupil you are supporting meets their needs relating to their learning and development. You may be with the same students all day, or you may have half a day with one pupil and half a day with another. Every day is different and comes with new challenges, however this role is extremely rewarding. Once your pupil has finished their learning for the day, it is your job to ensure a write up of the session is completed.
The alternative provision caters for children and young people aged 7 to 19 years. The school aims to assist these pupils to develop new skills and capabilities allowing them to be more independent and employable.
You will be working Monday to Friday 09:00 to 15:00. This is 30 hours per week and is a genuine temp to perm position for the right candidate.
Requirements of the role:
- Be calm and patient in your approach
- Have a full UK Driving Licence and your own transport
- Be level 3 qualified or working towards
- Have a DBS on the update service or able to apply for one through Career Teachers
- Have experience working with Special Educational Needs
- Excellent communication skills
This Teaching Assistant position is full time and starting in September 2023. If you are looking for a new school to expand your knowledge and skills and are available for a permanent role then please get in touch today. Apply with your CV attached, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01332291723 for more information.
At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.
All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.
Benefits of working with Career Teachers
Access to Skills Network
Refer a friend scheme
Affinity Extra - Thousands of discounts on multiple high street shops including coffee and cinemas, plus other benefits and a Health & Wellbeing portal.
These benefits are applicable to those who are working with Career Teachers. You will gain access to the Affinity Extra this portal once you start working with us.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:
- Attend an interview in person;
- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;
- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.
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