Teaching Assistant

Employer
Positive Futures Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Feb 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join a wonderful SEN school based in Norfolk near Thetford. This is a term time only position working 40 hours per week.

The school is an independent secondary school in Norfolk providing specialist education for young people with SEN needs including Autism and Aspergers,

The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

Successful candidate qualities:

* Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting

* Working towards Level 2 award in Support work in schools or an equivalent is desirable

* GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.

* Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.

* Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD

* Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual

* Be positive and creative in meeting pupils' needs

What's on offer?

* Full training and continued support

* Life assurance and pension

* Health cash back plan

* Car lease scheme

* Bike to work scheme

* Perk box

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