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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Employer
Veritas Education Recruitment
Location
Hemel Hempstead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Dec 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We are looking for SEN Teaching Assistant to join a special needs school based in Hertfordshire.

The students are aged between 3-25 years old and have a range of special educational needs. These include PMLD, MLD, SLD, ASD, and speech, language and communication difficulties. You will be supporting children every day by encouraging their learning and providing a high quality of learning support.

Main responsibilities:

To follow the guidelines for care needs and medical interventions, as well as undertaking any required training to do the position.
To prepare classrooms/corridors to the standard as directed by the class teacher.
To contribute to the wellbeing of the pupils
Participate in all aspects of the curriculum, including swimming and LOTC (learning outside the classroom activities).
Develop positive activities for the pupils and establish positive relationships with them.
To inspire pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage in all activities.
Provide personal care where necessary (including changing, feeding, mobility).Key skills required:

Previous experience working with/caring for children within an educational setting, preferably children with disabilities
Previous experience with personal care following school procedure
Having a childcare related qualification (NVQ or equivalent qualification)
Good listening and communication skills
Basic IT skillsThis is a very rewarding role, which would be perfect for anybody looking to expand their knowledge of SEN and want to inspire children every day. Relevant training will be provided for candidates starting at this school.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Jo Bennett at Veritas Education.

Veritas Education are currently working on various vacancies so even if this one doesn't fit your exact requirements, we may have something more suitable for you. Please send through your CV or give me a call so we can discuss other opportunities.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community
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