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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

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Looking for a new SEN Teaching Assistant role for September? Looking to kick start your career in Education? We would love to help…

We are currently recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant in the Milton Keynes region. You will be working at a specialist Academy that caters for pupils aged 5 to 18 years with severe behaviour emotional and social difficulties (BESD), now known as social emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH), as their primary need.

At the point of referral, many pupils have additional, associated and sometimes complex needs, which may include: ADHD (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder); ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder); ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder); Tourettes; Mental Health Difficulties; Language and Learning difficulties; Asperger's or are on the Autistic Spectrum. The school does not cater for pupils who have a diagnosis of Autism as their primary need.

We are looking for individuals who aim to inspire every child to acquire the knowledge, life skills, emotional competencies and experience necessary, to fulfil their true potential and return to mainstream education with a transformed approach and attitude to learning. You will also ideally require a passion for education, leadership skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and individually.

No qualifications are necessary, though if you have previous experience or feel confident in at least 3 of the following then don't hesitate to get in touch…

  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Youth Offending Service experience
  • Support/Care Work
  • Special Education Needs Experience (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Experience in assisting people with social, emotional and mental health issues (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Sports coaching, qualifications or experience
  • Mentoring/Tutoring
  • Teaching/Learning Support Assistance
  • Challenging behaviour outside of a school environment
  • Outgoing personality
  • Proactive
  • Degree in Psychology or education.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Positive attitude and an ability to work well as part of a team, both in class and at whole school level
  • Willingness to contribute to whole school development
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Resilient and reflective

Teaching Personnel are the UK's leading Education Recruitment Agency and we are recruiting for similar vacancies across Northamptonshire.

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Harry at Teaching Personnel on 01604 521215.

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