Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 learning support assistants to join an outstanding small and friendly independent special school for pupils aged 5-16 years who have Autism, additional learning difficulties and complex needs.
As a Teaching assistant at this SEND school, you will be responsible for pupil's personal development through a meaningful, appropriate and individual approach to their specific needs, and with the support of an on-site team of multidisciplinary therapists who support the pupils daily. The school is well resourced and has a dedicated team of patient, kind and understanding staff to help pupils, using established techniques and innovative activities.
They are looking for candidates with existing experience supporting pupils with special needs, any one with personal experience, health care assistant/ support worker background or mainstream experience supporting pupils on a one to one basis.
If this sounds like a setting you would thrive in and take a lot away from yourself, please apply through the job ad or email email@example.com
Career Teachers offer a range of free CPD accredited SEND specific courses to up skill the right candidates.
- £70-£90 per day
- Long-term contracts for 1 year
- Immediate starts available
- A patient and understanding approach and manner
- A flexible and amenable attitude
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Reliable attendance and punctuality
- Clear DBS check
- Experience of PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, Rapid Prompting Method and other relevant augmentative and alternative communication approaches are advantageous but not essential
- Be aware of, and remain responsible for all safeguarding of pupils within your care
- Work collaboratively with both teaching and support staff to ensure best outcomes for students
- Foster independence in students and promote well-being and good welfare
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.
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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