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Special Needs Teaching Assistant Wanted

Full Time Role in Secondary School

Based in the NP18 area 

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a secondary school in the NP18 postcode in Newport to recruit a special needs teaching assistant full time for November. The headteacher has identified a number of students who will need additional support following the recent catch up funding. It's essential that the teaching assistant makes the transition back to school as easy as possible whilst motivating the pupils with their learning. 

You will be joining a large SEN team that excel in driving pupils learning and development. This department play a key role in supporting the pupils with special education needs and learning difficulties within the school. The role requires you to work within the mainstream classroom as well as the additional needs hub. The hub caters for a wide range of needs which you will be required to support such as autism, aspergers, ADHD, down syndrome plus some behavioural issues. 

The ideal teaching assistant:

  • Experience with SEN (personal, voluntary or professional)
  • Have a understanding or experience supporting ASC, ADHD, SEMH, MLD, SLD or PMLD
  • Experience offering pastoral and creative support for students who present anxiety or disengaging behaviours
  • Calm nature and proactive approach
  • Transferable skills from a care environment or psychology background are ideal

What you will need:

  • Enhanced child only DBS
  • Registration with the education workforce council
  • 2 latest professional references 
  • Available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

The school are looking to appoint asap the funding is available from November 2nd 

If you are interested in the role then please apply via the link 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. 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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