The Education Network
Tyne and Wear
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Education Network are currently looking for Special Needs Support Assistants to fill multiple full & part time roles in Special Schools, ranging from EYPS to Post 16. All the schools we currently work with have easy transport links; therefore it is not essential you drive.

We have a high demand for SEND Support Assistants with experience of working with pupils who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.

Upon receipt of your CV you will be notified of the next process should we believe you have suitable experience. Please note - if you have no experience working with Special Needs then, unfortunately, your application will not be considered.

As a SEND Support Assistant your role will include:
-Attending to the pupils' personal needs, and implementing related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.
- Supervising and supporting pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning.
- Establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
- Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
- Encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the Teacher.
- Encouraging pupils to act independently as appropriate.
- Being aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the Teacher as agreed.
- Supporting the Teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.
- Providing clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc.

Benefits include:
Working with The Education Network you will have access to a range of benefits including:
- A dedicated consultant with a wealth of experience within the Special Education sector.
- FREE access to courses contributing to your Continued Professional Development (CPD).
- Access to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), maternity pay and paternity pay.
- £100 recommend a friend bonus after your recommendation works only 2 weeks.

For more information & to apply please contact Tracy at The Education Network.