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Special Education Needs Teaching Assistants Required

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Job description

I am currently working closely with an SEN school in the North West Kent location that are looking for Teaching Assistants for both long-term positions and short-term supply. An SEMH/ASC school, the school boasts extensive grounds with excellent facilities.

Looking for behavioural support specialists for long-term contracts support roles vary from key stage 2, 3, 4 and 5. You will be working in small classes of approximately 5 to 7 pupils including 1:1. In addition to classroom support TA's will also be required to work off site at colleges across North West Kent with key stage 5 pupils across a wide variety of subjects.

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience of working with disaffected students with emotional and behavioural difficulties and promoting appropriate outcomes
  • Understanding of engagement techniques to encourage students to focus on learning and development.
  • Knowledge of the Education Health Care Plan procedures and processes.

Skills & Abilities:

  • GCSE A*- C grades or equivalent (essential)
  • Good team player.
  • Ability to find solutions to problems promoting consistency and sharing in the vision.
  • Resilience, perseverance and enthusiasm.
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Competent ICT skills

Successful candidates will be expected to fully endorse and support the inclusive and aspirational ethos of the school through high expectations of staff and students, role modelling behaviours and attitudes to learning and successful management of intensive behaviour programs alongside support for staff in developing a wide range of effective skills in behaviour modification.

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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