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Special Needs Support Assistant

Smart Teachers
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Full Time
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Special Needs Support Assistant

LOCATION - Nationwide
SALARY - £80 to £90 per day
Special Needs support staff are required to join a large team of staff within a large additional resource provision (ARP), on a full time basis

About the role

To support key children with both diagnosed Special Educational Needs, and those currently undergoing a diagnosis
To provide personal and intimate care when called upon
Work alongside teachers and support staff collaboratively to ensure each child receives the specialist attention required
Children within the provision will fall within both the Key stage 1 and 2 age bracket.
Full time, five days per week, (Apply online only)

About the school

The provision is currently the largest in the country
Supporting children with Communication and interaction, cognition and learning, social, emotional and mental health, and sensory/physical needs
Graded 'Good' by Ofsted, with a strong focus on whole-school inclusion
Commutable from Upney and Becontree station


To be considered for the role of Special Needs Support Assistant you will:

Experience of supporting childen with Austism and Learning difficulties
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

Experience of Supporting Primary aged children with Special Educational Needs
Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dan Dunn-Stuart on or email .

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