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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

Have you worked with Special Educational Needs?

Are you looking to support pupils on a 1:1/small group basis?

Do you have recent experience of working in educational settings?

Have you got relevant and up to date qualifications?

Here at Teaching Personnel we are looking for a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant who is experienced in working with pupils with additional needs and challenging behaviours.

We are looking for a candidate who is confident, passionate and driven in supporting children and young people with additional needs. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience of working in education with at least 1 year experience working with SEN/challenging behaviours.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working in a classroom and have the ability to support children and young people with SEN; in particular those with Autism, Asperger's, Social Emotional & Mental Health or behavioural issues.

The hours are working from 8:30-3:30, 5 days a week - Term time only.

The positions are challenging, yet rewarding and need someone who is strong in character. The pupils have timetables suited to their needs and abilities, which requires the candidate being on and off site doing different learning based activities. This requires the candidate to be able to drive with access to their own vehicle.

Candidates must have qualifications in GCSE grade C and above or equivalent. Having the following qualifications will strength your application:

  • Team Teach
  • MAPA
  • Challenging behaviours in the classroom
  • Classroom management
  • NVQ SEN teaching Assistant
  • BTEC level 3 in sports
  • Other sports related qualifications

Having the above qualifications is not essential but it is desired.

The roles are to start as soon as possible so if you have a DBS in child workforce only and it is on the Update Service then we can process your documents faster. However if you do not have a DBS then we can support you through the process.

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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