Teaching Assistant

Supply Desk
East Sussex
15 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Start date: 23/04/2019

Location: East Sussex – Heathfield

Hours: Full-time or part-time available

Salary: £55 - £80 – Negotiable

Job Summary

To support students both on a 1:1 basis and within the class
To reinforce and support students with their targets
To support the teaching and therapy staff to maintain detailed case notes of all children seen.
To act as a resource and support for other staff members
To make and prepare resources for teaching and therapy staff
To maintain continuous professional development.

Job Type / Category

We wish to appoint a passionate teaching assistant to join our client’s team and work in close partnership with their teachers, therapists, and teaching assistants. The school is based in Heathfield/Horam and caters for students with SEMH and some students have additional learning difficulties.

The school has a stimulating, structured and nurturing environment. They have high, realistic and achievable expectations for their students. They create a secure environment for their students allowing them to feel safe.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

We would be delighted to hear from you if you are:

A self-motivated, dynamic, committed, hardworking individual who enjoys a challenge, but retains a sense of humour
Forward thinking, innovative person, who always puts the pupils needs first
Experienced in working with SEMH/special needs pupils and wish to develop your skills and knowledge further
Interested in working in a progressive, lively and successful school in a rewarding field of education
Someone who understands challenging behaviour and has high levels of resilience and a positive attitude
Committed to further professional development
Enjoys sporting activities
Able to and enjoys participating in different types of play
Someone who can take initiative but can also follow instructions

To be considered you must be:

Passionate about helping children
Experienced or some knowledge of working with special needs children
Committed to self-improvement and developing your knowledge
Enhanced DBS check (or willing to be checked)
Available for interview

Benefits of working with Supply Desk:

CPD – a number of courses available
On call 24/7
Career advice
Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role
Team teach training
Advice and editing on your current CV
Interview preparation
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Dedicated SEND specialised consultant (Abigail Lee)

If you have the skills for this role please apply today for an interview.
For more information about this role contact Abigail Lee on (phone number removed) or email (please attach CV to email)

If this isn't the right role for you, I have an array of positions in the West and East Sussex, so please do still get in touch and we can discuss other opportunities

We are passionate about safeguarding at Supply Desk and as such you will need to undertake our thorough vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview so please ensure you are able to provide these details in order to apply

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