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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to register Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants / Learning Support Assistants

  • CPD Training
  • Full Time hours
  • £55-£65

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to register Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants / Learning Support Assistants with particular interest in supporting pupils with SLD.

We’re currently recruiting for a number of requirements in specialist schools for children with SLD, as well as ASC / ASD units in mainstream school settings.

Assignments vary from day-to-day and ad-hoc bookings, to block and long term placements.

‘Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) have significant intellectual or cognitive impairments. This has a major effect on their ability to participate in the school curriculum without support. They may also have difficulties in mobility and co-ordination, communication and perception and the acquisition of self-help skills. Pupils with severe learning difficulties will need support in all areas of the curriculum.’

Experience or knowledge of programmes like and ABA therapy are advantageous as TEACCH are often used to work with ASC & SLD pupils.

Main duties will include:

• supporting children on a 1-2-1 basis

• acting as a support to the teacher when working in a group setting

To be considered for this role or any similar positions you must have:

• Experience/interest in a school/ Special Needs setting and knowledge of ASC/Autism/SLD.

• Experience with PECS/TEACCH or Makaton is also an advantage

• You must have very strong communication skills both written and verbally

To apply please send us a CV detailing all relevant experience to heidi.coyne@teachingpersonnel.com

Teaching Personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check & register with the update service.
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