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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to get into a Supportive School?

We are looking for a full time permanent teaching assistant who loves working with children. We will provide you a supportive environment with further training opportunities including Diplomas and NVQ's. You will be supporting SEN Pupils who are Secondary aged, we are a residential school, your working hours will be 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday. This is a full time permanent opportunity.

Our pupils have a range of needs including:

  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Autism
  • Aspergers
  • Communication difficulties

You will need to be:

  • Fun and creative, happy to get involved in messy play and creative subjects
  • An excellent communicator
  • Someone who can think outside of the box
  • Have a resilient personality
  • Have experience working with children previously

Responsibilities of the role involve:

  • Supporting Secondary aged pupils who have a range of special educational needs
  • Supporting pupils on a 1-1 basis where necessary
  • Learning about PECS and Makaton 
  • Working alongside other staff to achieve the best outcomes for pupils
  • Getting involved in a range of subjects including Art, DT, Outdoor Education, PE and Core Subjects

Ideally you will have experience within a care position or a school previously. Most importantly you will have a willingness to learn and be creative. 

If you are interested please click "apply now" and we will be in touch within 1-2 working days. 

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 date.

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