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SEN Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a school that is based in Kirklees which caters exclusively for pupils with special educational needs and challenging behaviours. The pupils in this setting have a range of additional needs including; Autism, ODD, ADHD, PMLD, Physical Disabilities and Learning Difficulties. The pupils can occasionally display challenging behaviours, therefore strong classroom management skills are required.

The school is looking to appoint two learning support assistants on a full time basis to support student with ASC, ODD, ADHD, PMLD on a 1:1 basis. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting students with SEN, this experience does not have to be in a school setting. As an SEN Support Assistant, you will be working under the direction of the class teacher, who will support you with your daily activities. You will be expected to support students both inside and outside of the classroom and some lunch supervision may be required.

The school is smaller than average and currently caters for approximately 75 pupils aged between 11 - 17 years of age and offers a diverse individualised curriculum to all its students. The school are looking for an enthusiastic, empathetic, experienced and hard working Support Assistant to work with pupils who are harder to reach and have special educational needs. You will be expected to support students emotionally, mentally, academically and setting targets level with the child's ability.

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.

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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