SEN Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Ref
1233921545
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REED Education in Milton Keynes have Teaching Assistant vacancies available within a specialist education provision supporting children with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, severe learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and complex needs.

Our client is a Special Provision for students ranging 7 to 19 years with a school population of up to 50 students.

This is a varied and interesting role with the opportunity to support young people in not only their education but in obtaining essential life skills. There are a range of activities students participate in such as, supporting the local church, cinema, swimming, climbing, rowing, canoeing and even horse riding.

The successful candidate does not require any specific qualification but any relevant experience in special needs education, social care, and teaching or education settings could be beneficial to this role. Along with interests in vocations, gardening, cooking etc.

Knowledge of PECS, Makaton and Autism would also be advantageous.

It is essential to:
  • Have a passion for working with children and young people
  • Be prepared to offer personal care to some students
  • Planning activities for the children to participate in both the classroom and community
  • Help keep parents and teaching staff informed of their children's development and wellbeing
  • Have the ability to work as part of a professional team

General information and benefits

Monday to Friday working

School is open 38 weeks per year 8.20am - 4.30pm

All successful candidates will need to be compliant with reference checks and provide at least 2 years of satisfactory references, one must be education, childcare or care based.

All successful candidates must be willing to undergo a DBS Police check and assign this to the update service

Salary: £13,500 - 15,500

If you feel you are the right candidate, then please reply attaching your up-to-date CV which includes your current contact number and email.

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