SEN Teaching Assistant
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A prestigious and rapidly expanding independent Special Educational Needs (SEN) trust, located in Battle, is actively searching for dedicated and highly skilled Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants, specializing in Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH). The trust operates a small, nurturing school environment where students are provided with tailored support to facilitate their academic, emotional, and social development.
Role: SEN Teaching Assistant
School type: Independent SEN school
Class: Small, mixed abilities
Gender of entry: Mixed
Salary: Dependent on experience
Start: ASAP/ January 2024
Timetable: Fulltime (Mon-Fri)
Area: Battle, Sussex
Subject Specialism: Not compulsory but Core Subject’s desired.
**Experience and Understanding: Previous UK experience working with students with SEMH needs, demonstrating a deep understanding of the challenges they face and the ability to provide appropriate support (minimum 1 year).
**Empathy and Patience: Possess exceptional empathy, patience, and understanding when dealing with students' emotional and behavioral challenges, creating a safe and supportive atmosphere within the school.
**Team Player: Ability to work effectively within a team, collaborating with colleagues and other professionals to create a cohesive and supportive educational environment.
**Adaptability: Flexible and adaptable, capable of adjusting support strategies to meet the diverse needs of individual students.
**Safeguarding Awareness: A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, adhering to the trust's safeguarding policies and procedures.
**Relevant Qualifications: Possession of relevant qualifications and certifications related to supporting students with SEMH needs is required (Level 2 Teaching Assistant Certificate).
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded SEN trust and make a real difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs. The trust offers a supportive and collaborative working environment, ongoing professional development opportunities, and competitive remuneration packages.
The CEO’s of this trust offer excellent support and CPD opportunities for their staff with the ability to professionally develop.
For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this advertisement with an up-to-date copy of your CV, highlighting your relevant UK work experience and qualifications along with your contact details and a covering letter.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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