SEN Teaching Assistant

First Class Supply and Training Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£8.05 - £10.77 per hour
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A special school in North Tyneside has a current vacancy for an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to work with secondary aged pupils. The role has arisen due to a recent increase in pupil numbers, and will be from January 2017 until the end of the academic year. You will work initially on a part time basis, however opportunities may arise to work increased hours.

A dedicated school for young people aged two to nineteen with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties, they meet the needs of a range of young people in a variety of different ways including a sensory support service for children with hearing and visual impairment.

Some of the aims of the school are to develop lifelong learning, widen aspirations, empower families, maximise independence, nurture values of respect and friendship and extend creativity.

To be successful in the role you will have gained experience with pupils who may be on the Autistic Spectrum or who have profound and multiple leaning difficulties.

In addition you will:
  • Hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in childcare
  • Have a minimum of 6 months recent school experience
  • Be committed to making a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • Be able to work independently, using your initiative
  • Take direction to adapt and meet the needs of the team
  • Be pro-active, enthusiastic, energetic and reliable
First Class Supply are genuinely independent supply teaching specialists, currently celebrating 13 hugely successful years in educational recruitment. We have an unrivalled, fantastic reputation for delivering an exceptional, personal service to our partner schools, teachers and support staff alike. The first to forge real partnerships with schools, we are proud that our company ethos to support our local community in real ways has proved truly beneficial. As part of our commitment to our teachers and support staff we offer free, ongoing CPD courses, as well as ongoing professional support by in-house educational industry professionals. We lead, where others follow.

First Class Supply have forged strong partnerships with schools in Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Tees Valley.

If you would like to learn more about us and join the largest independent supply teaching agency in the North East. Alternatively, contact us on 0191 251 5566 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Applicants will attend a face-to-face interview, be expected to undergo reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure (if not currently held).

First Class Supply is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education.
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