SEN Teaching Assistant

Veritas Education Recruitment
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Teaching Assistant


A Primary special school in Blackburn are looking for an expereinced Teaching Assistant to work with an SEN pupil full time until the end of the academic year. This school is a specialist learning environment for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties including moderate and severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism. This position is full time Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:15pm until the end of the academic year with a view to going permenant.

About the Role

Support for Pupils - To meet the needs of pupil(s) individual needs.
- To assist with movement around the school environment and during school activities.
- To assist in the development of independent social skills.
- To assist in the proper use of specialist aids and equipment.
- To assist in the supervision of set tasks and integrated therapy for an individual/small group of pupils.
- To administer basic first aid where appropriately trained.
- To assist in the specific medical/care needs of pupils when specific training

Ability to relate well to children
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to organise classroom resources
Good strong communication skills
Knowledge of classroom roles and responsibilities Knowledge of the concept of confidentiality Basic knowledge of First Aid

If you have experience working with children who have various SEN needs please apply with your most recent CV or contact Laura for more information on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).


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.


'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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