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SEN teaching assistant required in Accrington, BB5 Primary

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Job description

Year 1 SEN teaching assistant - September February 2019 start

Working with a child with behaviour needs and possible Autism

Contract until the end of the academic year with a view to moving up the school working with this particular child

Teaching Personnel are seeking a reliable and pro-active Year 1 Teaching assistant who can provide one to one support to a year 1 pupil who is currently undergoing the first stages of their Education, health care plan. The pupil is portraying traits of ASC (Autism), a short attention spam and finding it very difficult to listen and follow instructions whilst integrated into the full class, the school have expressed that the pupil prefers to be in control of situations and struggles to take direction straight away.

As a 1:1 teaching assistant, you will be supporting the teacher by ensuring the year 1 pupil fully understands the instructions of the work and is able to access the curriculum at a suitable level.

The School:

This primary school located in the popular Accrington area, Lancashire, has new excellent facilities and is warm and welcoming from the moment you enter. The school has a supportive and very approachable atmosphere and the Head teacher believes in continual professional development, sending staff on various training courses to enable all staff to develop their careers further.

The child can be physically and verbally aggressive, so someone with experience of this would work well here. Being Team Teach or Moving & Handling trained would be advantageous but not essential as training can be provided.

If you have a calm and consistent approach and can use your own initiative, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to utilise your skills in a way where you can really make a difference.

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.

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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