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Burnley SEN School requires Support Assistant!

Job description

Do you have experience of supporting children or working in a care setting?

Do you have a positive outlook?

Do you want the opportunity for continuous professional development?

A special school in Burnley are currently looking to expand their team of teaching assistants. The school caters for pupils with additional needs including Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Autism. Pupils are aged between 2 and 19, with a Nursery, Primary and Secondary department.

The school are looking for someone who will have a flexible approach and be able to adapt in different circumstances including the possibility of moving across teams or school sites.

The school can offer:

A happy and secure learning environment

Support from a large experienced staff team

Continuous professional development

The successful candidate will:

Commit to helping each child to reach their individual potential

Be able to support pupils in developing practical and social skills

Have a positive outlook and share an enthusiasm for the job

Each pupil at the school has an appropriately paced and differentiated curriculum based on their own individual needs and as well as working with pupils in the classroom, you may be required to participate in off-site activities such as swimming and trips out.

Experience of working with children is essential for this role, and a good level of fitness is required as you will be on the go throughout the school day and may be required to take part in manual handling procedures.

Please contact me ASAP if you are interested in this role.

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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