SEND Teaching Assistant

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced SEND Teaching Assistants required for immediate start in Leicester for supply and long term.

Your new company
Hays work with mainstream and Special Needs Schools across Leicester and are currently seeking experienced SEND Teaching Assistants for immediate start. We have opportunities within Mainstream Primary and Secondary and Special Needs Schools including EBD, PRU's, SEMH and PMLD settings.

Your new role
We have opportunities supporting either 1:1 or small groups of pupils with a range of Special Needs including ASD, Speech & Language, EBD and challenging behaviour and we can be flexible to consider roles either on a full or part time basis.

Your role with the pupils will include working both 1:1 outside of the classroom and supporting the named pupil within the mainstream classroom, assisting the class teacher in the activities. You will be following the pupils EHP and providing feedback on developments with both the School SENCO, parents/carers of the pupil and external agencies.

Overall your main responsibility is to ensure the pupil you support is cared for and supported at all times whilst working towards positive outcomes.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with a passion for working with children, particulary those with Special Educational Needs. Prior experience of working with pupils with ASD and or Social & Communication needs is desired along with any qualifications such as Team Team, Autism Awareness and any TA qualifications.

You will need a positive and proactive approach to work with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges and be an excellent team player.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered flexible or long term full or part time work in local settings to suit your individual circumstances. You will have the opportunity to learn from specialist SEND staff and will be supported throughout all assignments by a dedicated Hays employee.

What you need to do now
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