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SEN Learning Support Assistant job, Plymouth

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Job description

An all-age through SEN school located in Plymouth are currently recruiting for a Behaviour specialist Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis to support pupils with ASC and challenging behaviour.

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting a pupil with challenging behaviour and ASC
  • Long Term Full Time (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 15:30), term time only
  • Start Immediately
  • Working in a small class with pupils led by a class teacher and supported by another 2 Teaching Assistants

About the School:

This SEN School in Plymouth caters for children and young people with a wide range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and complex needs. All the pupils have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately
  • Commit to a full time long term role (5 days a week)
  • PECS and/or Makaton experience
  • MAPA or Team Teach (or equivalent positive handling training)
  • SEMH/SEN experience
  • Engaging personality
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Teaching assistant/ Learning Support Assistant
  • Youth work / Support Work / Care Work/ Sports background

The school has a supportive SLT and is known for making its staff feel appreciated and valued. There is opportunity to progress in your career and the school is very supportive of its staff, choosing to promote within the school rather than bringing new staff in. There is low staff turnover and a high satisfaction rate among the school staff.

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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