SEN Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Strategy Education
Location
South Woodham Ferrers, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1198512760
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SEN Teaching Support
**Support Assistant - Involves Personal Care**
** September Start**
** Long Term ongoing contract**
We are working on behalf of a school based in South Essex who need a 1:1 Teaching Assistant who has experience of personal care to work with a secondary aged student who is wheelchair bound and has a genetic condition.
This role is for a September 2019 start and will be a long term contract.
The successful candidate will be required to assist subject teachers to meet the student's needs by working 1:1.
The ideal candidate will need to
Have previous experience within a care environment.
Be willing to provide personal care to the student which will include toileting.
Have experience of working within a school environment (this is preferred but not essential).
Have a positive attitude, calm manner with the ability to communicate well with others and demonstrate good organisational skills. This role will include a considerable amount of moving and handling and personal care but appropriate equipment is provided and a qualification in moving and handling including hoist equipment is desirable.
Have a keen sense of empathy, caring instinct and a positive outlook with a good sense of humour.
Have knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding.
Have a passion for supporting SEN students.
Hold a current DBS or be willing to complete one.
This is an incredibly rewarding role and interviews will be held next week so email your CV to me or call Debra Doughty at Strategy Education to find out more.
Strategy Education is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note: Due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted

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