SEN support staff

Reed Education
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
re you a dynamic, resilient and flexible teaching assistant? Do you have specific experience or a disposition suited to working with individuals who have a background of abuse?

Reed Education are working in partnership with an OfSTED rated “outstanding” residential organisation in Berkshire that helps young people who have experienced a range of traumas in their lives. The group offer both Education and Therapy to young people aged 11-18 who have complex needs as a result of this trauma, and require intervention from both Health and Education Professionals to provide a stable and consistent education and care environment. The organisation are looking for a college support tutor to accompany a student to attend college, supporting them in a 1:1 capacity.

You will be joining a committed team who work to continually assess the needs and provide a secure and nurturing environment of the young people in care. The team consists of highly experienced and specialist staff, including psychiatrists, specialist SEN teachers and support staff, care staff and therapeutic workers. You will receive quality training and vast opportunities to involve yourself in the life of the school. The position is initially temporary, with a view to become permanent for the right person.

The ideal candidate will have a background in social care and be sympathetic to the sensitive nature of the youths in your care. You will be able to work independently with initiative and have experience working closely with individuals in both an academic and social context. Applicants with a background in sports are highly desirable, though this is not essential.

Working in partnership with Reed Education, you will receive:

• Ongoing personalised support with an experienced Senior SEN recruitment consultant who is also an ex-teacher.
• Regular and tailored provision of day-to-day, long-term and permanent work.
• Extremely competitive rates of pay and support with incurred expenses.
• Professional CPD including Team Teach.


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