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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

An outstanding special educational needs school in Northampton are currently looking to meet with enthusiastic Teaching Assistants that are passionate about working with children with complex needs. This particular school caters for children with a range of additional needs, such as moderate/severe learning difficulties and autism.

No experience within a school environment is necessary; the school are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants that are dedicated to working with children with SEN. If you have experience working in care, or social and community work then you will find that your skills will transfer over with ease.

Alternatively, if you are a recent graduate and are looking to begin a career in education then this could be the perfect starting point for you. The school would be interested in meeting with those with a degree in Education, Special Educational Needs and/or Psychology.

The ideal candidate will be

  • Passionate about working with children
  • Dedicated to improving the wellbeing and education of children with SEN
  • Approachable
  • Able to think on their feet and find solutions quickly
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-changing environment
  • Committed to furthering their own career through additional training

It would be nice, but not essential if you had

  • Experience working with children
  • Experience working with children or adults with additional needs
  • Team Teach or additional CPD qualifications

For more information about this position or the opportunities at this school, please call 01604 521215 or email a copy of your CV

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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