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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

We are working with an OUTSTANDING school in the Ramsbottom area, who cater for students aged 8-18 with SEMH and ASC needs. All students have a statement of Special Educational Needs or an Educational Health and Care Plan. The school is dedicated to helping students prepare for adulthood, working closely with young people and their families to raise the academic, progress and development of social skills for young people.

The school also provides residential support for existing pupils with SEMH and ASC needs, catering up to 12 young people. Further to this, the school also provides a speech and language therapist, CBT therapist and an Art therapist, as well as state of the art music technology and food technology classrooms.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate empathy and patience with the young people, being able to develop a rapport and relationship with students. You must have experience supporting students who can display very challenging behaviour, or who require specialist assistance. You will be required to engage and interact with the children to enable them access the curriculum fully and cater to a variety of special educational needs. This does not necessarily have to be in an education setting, we accept applications from youth workers, sports coaches and social work backgrounds.

Experience/ Personal Specification Required:

  • Experience working with SEN schools (desirable)
  • Team teach or restraint training (desirable)
  • Go above and beyond expectations
  • Empathy and patience
  • Experience working with SEMH and ASC needs

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.

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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