Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Teaching Personnel
Location
Portsmouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1234901577
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE IN 2019? DO YOU HAVE A PASSION TO WORK WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS? DO YOU COME FROM AN SEN BACKGROUND?

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new Learning Support Assistants in the Portsmouth and surrounding area to work in SEN specialist schools catering to pupils with complex learning and physical needs. The needs of attending pupils are varied, but may include:
  • Autism and ADHD
  • Learning and physical difficulties
  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Anti-social and disengaged behaviour
  • Sensory and emotional needs

The Role:

Applicants will be working in a classroom assisting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, as well as in groups. You will be supporting the class Teacher to carry out the prepared curriculum and aid in the pupils learning and development. School hours fall between 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday. Should you only be available on a part time basis or have an interest in day to day supply, we are able to help with this as well.

The Candidate:

Ideal applicants should have previous experience working with complex behaviour or special educational needs professionally. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help you to succeed in this role:
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • SEN Experience

You should have a passion for working with children and have a positive and bubbly attitude. You will need to be able to use your initiative and not be afraid to get involved in any activities.

Teaching Personnel do offer many development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach to help support any successful candidates within this environment.

If you're suited to this role, please contact Candice, Hampshire SEN Recruitment Consultant on the details provided ()

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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