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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel's Northampton Branch are seeking an inspiring and committed individual looking for a rewarding role working as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant.

The School is a purpose built special school for primary aged pupils, who have severe social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEMH) based in Northamptonshire.

Due to the nature of the role we are looking for a patient, caring, individual who has a passion for helping students reach their full potential. The role is specifically dealing with children aged 4-11 who have low confidence and need to overcome barriers and be nurtured into becoming functioning citizens and learners.

We are looking for someone who ideally has experience working within an SEN environment and has the patience and caring nature to help the students into fulfilling their full potential. You will also ideally require a passion for education, leadership skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and individually.

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

Preferred but not essential experience:

  • Previous early years/ primary experience preferable
  • Previous experience as a special needs teaching assistant
  • Willing to adapt to a new challenge everyday
  • Supportive and open minded approach to working with special needs children
  • Have strong communication skills

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.

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.

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