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Teaching Assistant for a Special Needs School in Preston (PR2)

Preston, UK
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2 Feb 2021

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Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Are you a dedicated and supportive teaching assistant? Do you have experience working with children with Autism, physical disabilities and complex needs?

Teaching Assistant for a Specialist SEND School in Preston (PR2).

The school is looking for strong teaching assistants who can adapt easily to different classes with different needs whilst helping deliver a highly personalised curriculum that is tailored directly to the needs of each pupil. You must be able to engage with students that have a range of profound social, communicative, language and learning difficulties and will also require personal care.

The school caters for children aged 11-16 with additional needs including PMLD, Autism, SLD, medical needs, MLD, challenging behaviour, communication difficulties and physical difficulties. Some of the children will also require personal care within the school.

The school is looking for the successful teaching assistant to start when the school is back at full capacity after the national lockdown is lifted. If you are looking for work and think you are suitable for this role, or want to find out more, please apply below.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

Experience with Autism, Physical Difficulties and other Complex Needs.
Great communication skills & the ability to build good relationships with staff and pupils.
A good knowledge of the national curriculum and the ability to adapt it according to the needs of the children.
The initiative, ability and desire to creatively support students in lessons.
A strong work ethic.
In return the successful Teaching Assistant will receive:

The opportunity to make a genuine difference.
A great rate of pay.
Fantastic prospects of further long-term work for the right teaching assistant.
A high level of support provided by your dedicated consultant.
If you would like further information on this exciting position, please call Dan on (phone number removed) or email your CV to (url removed)

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
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