Specialist Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Basingstoke, UK
27 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to work with Special Educational Needs children? Then we want to hear from you!

Here at Teaching Personnel we are recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work in a Special Educational Needs school in the Basingstoke area and for the last 3 years the school has been rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted. The school caters for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties who can not access mainstream education.

The job it's self requires a Teaching Assistant to support pupils on 1:1 or small group basis. This is a rewarding position, yet challenging. If you have experience or feel confident in at least 2 of the following bullet points please get in touch.
  • Outgoing and fun personality
  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Team Teach
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/Learning support Assistance
  • Pro active and hard working
  • Psychology

Our schools are looking for confident individuals who are passionate about making a difference! Please make sure you include a small cover letter telling us why you feel you would be right to work in these environments. The more information you give us the more we tell our schools about you! WE ARE HERE TO HELP and we want to help you succeed within a variety of school settings and optional placement lengths.

Teaching Personnel would also welcome applications from candidates with transferable skills, such as:
  • Ex-Military
  • Sports Coaches
  • Youth Workers
  • Support Workers
  • Care Assistants

Minimum Requirements:
  • 6 months supporting those with additional needs, either in a voluntary or paid capacity
  • Able to work independently and manage behaviour effectively
  • The willingness to undergo Team Teach training
  • Be enthusiastic, passionate and patient

Why Apply for a Behaviour Mentor Teaching Assistant position with Teaching Personnel?
  • Competitive rates of pay from £57 to £72 per day*
  • £50 bonus every time you recommend a colleague to work with Teaching Personnel
  • Supportive Recruitment Consultant who will offer continuous support and advice throughout your placement(s)
  • The opportunity to gain invaluable experience in an alternative provision
  • Access to a range of CPD courses both in-house and online, such as Child Psychology, SEN Diploma Level 2, 3 and 4 and Autism Awareness
  • Opportunity to gain a permanent contract in a community based School

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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