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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are looking to appoint committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join and support SEN Schools located in the Northamptonshire area.

The role is ideal for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children, particularly with learning difficulties, and also a fantastic opportunity for those considering a career in Teaching to gain valuable first hand experience. Candidates who are appointed will receive full support and training from colleagues and Teachers.

What does the role involve?

The main aim of this role is to support our teachers to deliver academic excellence, day in, day out, with professionalism and enthusiasm. This will involve providing a comprehensive support service to the the school and will involve:

- Assisting students with their educational and social development, on an individual and group basis

- Providing support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities

- Assisting teachers with the maintenance of student records

- Building and maintaining successful relationships with students, whilst treating them with respect and consideration

- Provide expertise to deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil's learning

- Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported

- Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress

- Ensure that every pupil is ready for the next steps in their learning and is supported to participate in, and contribute to, life in modern Britain

What are we looking for in you?

Applicants will ideally have previous experience of working with young people, either in an academic setting or as a voluntary worker. You will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in literacy and numeracy. You will be committed to personal learning and development, and have a sincere commitment to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement. In return, we will offer you a professional and supportive team and a genuine opportunity to develop.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in this role then please call Harry on 01604 521204.

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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