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SEN Teaching Assistant - Burnley Primary School

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Job description

Teaching Assistants experienced in moderate and severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism.

Long-term / permanent opportunities available

CPD opportunities available including Team Teach

MUST have experience in or a passion for supporting children with SEN.

A school in Burnley are seeking a Teaching Assistant to support the needs of students aged 4-11 with varying SEN.

The school provides a specialist learning environment for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties including moderate and severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism and many have co-existing conditions including ADHD, sensory processing disorder, learning disabilities, disruptive behaviour disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, tics and Tourette syndrome, epilepsy and learning disabilities. You must be confident and capable of supporting pupils who have problems with communication, toileting, eating or have sensory difficulties. You must be resilient and have the ability to work proactively with challenging behaviour.

Class sizes are small and there will usually be a Teacher, HLTA and other Teaching Assistants in the classroom, however, you will be expected to use your own initiative and work proactively.

You must have experience in supporting children / adults with SEN or have a close personal connection. Candidates with Team Teach or experience in PECS and / or Makaton are highly sought after.

You must be fully available and be available to trial in school ASAP.

The school have been known to appoint candidates who get on particularly well on a permanent basis.

If interested please send a copy of your CV

All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must have a Child Workforce DBS, registered with the update service, or be willing to apply for one via the Disclosure Barring Service - Full assistance provided. (agy).

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