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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Looking for an opportunity for professional development within a highly effective SEN school? In possession of an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare/ equivalent or an undergraduate degree? Looking to gain more classroom experience before committing to something full-time?

We are currently seeking to recruit people interested in working within a Special Education Needs setting. No qualifications are necessary, though if you have previous experience or feel confident in at least 3 of the following then don't hesitate to get in touch…

  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Youth Offending Service experience
  • Support/Care Work
  • Special Education Needs Experience (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Experience in assisting people with social, emotional and mental health issues (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Sports coaching, qualifications or experience
  • Mentoring/Tutoring
  • Teaching/Learning Support Assistance
  • Challenging behaviour outside of a school environment
  • Outgoing personality
  • Proactive
  • Degree in Psychology or education.

The tasks of a Learning Support Assistant will fluctuate, however typical responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting an SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis in the classroom
  • Providing targeted support outside of the classroom
  • Work on differentiated activities with groups of students
  • Liaise with the SENCO/Inclusion manager to deliver SEN provision
  • Developing social/emotional skills (depending on individual need)
  • Working with teachers to monitor progress of pupils
  • Accompanying pupils to relevant therapy sessions (depending on individual need

Teaching Personnel are the biggest recruitment agency for teaching staff in the UK. We offer flexible working options to fit your own personal requirements. We have a variety of long term, short term and day to day supply roles in the Northamptonshire area, all working within a long list of brilliant local SEN schools.

Some of the benefits of working for Teaching Personnel include…

  • Access to additional training courses and qualifications such as Team-Team, Autism Awareness, EduCare, Manual Handling, NASEN - Supporting SEN & many others
  • The option to work across a range of branches; SEN/Primary/Secondary
  • Varied and rewarding work with amazing children in specialist schools
  • Weekly pay with highly competitive daily rates
  • Ongoing support with a specialist consultant
  • Constant work available with day-to-day, short-term, long-term and TEMP to PERM options

The schools that we work with are looking for confident and outgoing individuals who are passionate about making a difference to the pupils that they work with.

If this sounds like something that you'd be interested in then please do get in touch with Harry on 01604 521215 or hit apply today!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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