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SEN Teaching Assistant

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We are recruiting for September 2020! 

Do you want to work in a supportive environment delivering exceptional support and education? 

A larger than average Academy in Darwen is looking for an SEN Learning Support Assistant to support learners aged 11-16, in particular those who may have received all manner of set-backs in and outside of education.  We are looking for SEN Learning and Behavioural Support staff, with a passion for working with young people to apply now.

Your role as a Learning and Behaviour Support:

  • Provide day to day support, delivering 1:1, paired and small group teaching, and learner sessions using a behavioural approach (PBS).
  • Supervise and support community-based learning and educational visits
  • Help to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources
  • Working with key pupils to help develop their personal plans and aspirations
  • Supporting pupils to develop crucial life skills to help them thrive

You will need to be well organised, have good planning skills, an appreciation of health & safety in the workplace along with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Above all, you will also need the physical and emotional resilience to work with young people who sometimes present with behaviours that challenge.

When will I start?

You will hopefully start on the 1st September 2020 on a 6 month temporary contract to begin with. Due to the uncertainty of when schools will re-open, and the new Government rules for COVID19, you will be first interviewed by Emily at Teaching Personnel via a video link.

All candidates must available full time.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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