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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants/LSA's to work within a Special Educational Needs School in Wirral. You will be working with a dedicated and dynamic team to help support pupils access to teaching and learning. We are looking for people that are flexible and can work on a day to day basis as well as people that would like long term work.


The rate of pay for this school is £8.41 per hour.

The School
Our client school is an over-subscribed community day school which caters currently for children aged 11-19 years with varying SEN including: ASC, multi-sensory impairment, hearing or visual impairment with additional needs, profound and multiple learning disabilities, complex physical disabilities and additional medical needs including progressive and degenerative conditions.


Responsibilities
*To encourage pupils to join in with all activities and to take a full and active part in school life.
*To support and care for the child in their toileting needs.
*To prepare, modify and adapt resources and learning materials for the pupil as agreed with the class teacher and other professionals.
*To assist in resolving any behavioural, social and emotional difficulties which may arise.
*To encourage the pupil to develop a positive self image, and to develop confidence in their abilities and communication with others.


Requirements
You must have had solid experience working with children and/or young people with complex and severe learning disabilities including. Additional training and experience such as Moving and Handling, Team-Teach, Peg feeding, PECS, Personal Care would be highly beneficial.


All teaching assistants/ LSA's interested will need to email with an up to date CV or call the office for more info on 0151 244 5430


All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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