SEN Teaching Assistant

Ashton-Under-Lyne, UK
04 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Teaching Assistant role - Full time - Flexible start date

Your new school
This successful secondary school in Hyde is keen to recruit a resilient and determined Teaching Assistant with experience in Special Educational Needs. The Ofsted rated 'Good' school provides an excellent quality of learning to all its pupils, as well as being inclusive and welcoming to all. The staff are a friendly and supportive group, with a desire to help everyone succeed.

Your new role
As a Teaching Assistant you will be required to support children a pupil on a 1:1 basis who has communication and behavioural needs. In addition, you may be asked to work with other additional needs on a 1:1 basis or as a group, in order to raise achievement. Pupils may have a range of SEN including Autism, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) or Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD). You will work closely with class teachers, assisting with lessons and activities, mainly supporting children with SEN. The ideal candidate will need to be a caring, friendly, compassionate and understanding individual, with knowledge and experience of children with SEN. They are looking for someone to start immediately if available but are willing to wait until September for the right person.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed, the ideal candidate will need:
- Experience supporting young people with a range of SEN.
- A passion for helping children to achieve their full potential.
- The ability to communicate effectively with all members of staff, parents and pupils.
- Awareness of confidentiality and child protection/safeguarding. -A minimum of 40 days experience working in an educational setting with ages 11-16

What you'll get in return
- Competitive rates of pay
- Holiday pay and pension contributions as you will be contracted by the school from September.
- Continued professional development and support.
- A welcoming, friendly school where everyone is valued.
- Charismatic and passionate children and staff to work with.
- A dedicated team of professionals on call to aid you in your work.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Olivia Fryer now on 0161 228 7300.
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