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BESD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

An exciting opportunity has arrisen for a full time Teaching Assistant in an independent Special School near Wincanton for boys with specific learning difficulties.

This fantastic school caters for pupils with the following needs:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Autism
  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • ODD
  • OCD
  • PDD
  • Mild auditory, visual and physical disabilities

It is essential you have experience supporting individuals with behavioural and learning needs. Classroom experience is desired.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be required to encourage the following:

  • Positive feelings of self worth
  • Intellectual growth and academic progress
  • The development of good and lasting relationships
  • The development of a full range of life and social skills and positive attitudes towards families and society

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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