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School in Witney looking for a Primary and Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you dedicated and passionate about helping people reach their full potential?

We are currently recruiting for a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant position in Witney. As a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant you'll be working with young people who need extra support, or require an advanced programme of learning in order to reach their full educational potential. You will be supporting either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside the class. A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

"We believe all children should be educated in an inclusive community which provides appropriate opportunities to match individual needs"

In Primary you will work specifically in Year 4 and in Secondary you will work specifically in Year 9. In both classes you will be working with children with profound difficulties. These include high Levels of challenging behaviour. The school need the chosen Candidate to have experience of working with severe learning difficulties. Duties will include:

  • preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher
  • working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups
  • adapting support according to needs
  • looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare
  • creating a stimulating environment
  • giving information and help to teachers
  • keeping records and attending review meetings

No qualifications are necessary, though if you have previous experience or feel confident in at least 3 of the following then don't hesitate to get in touch…

  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Youth Offending Service experience
  • Support/Care Work
  • Special Education Needs Experience (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Experience in assisting people with social, emotional and mental health issues (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Sports coaching, qualifications or experience
  • Mentoring/Tutoring
  • Teaching/Learning Support Assistance
  • Challenging behaviour outside of a school environment
  • Outgoing personality
  • Proactive
  • Degree in Psychology or education.

You'll work normal school hours, Monday to Friday during term time.

If you are interested in the above role, please do not hesitate to get in touch and contact George or Jade on 01183 271585

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.This will be a temporary position and may go permanent at a later date.

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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