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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are currently working with a specialist school in Sheffield that provides education for students with cognition and learning difficulties - including emotional, behavioural needs, profound and complex learning difficulties and pupils within the autistic spectrum.

We are looking for;

Relevant qualifications or experience in SEN with children or adults

Experience of working with young people or adults with Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties and / or ASC

Training in relevant learning/behaviour strategies e.g. Team Teach, Positive Handling

Be happy with personal care and feeding

A knowledge of Makaton and PEC would be an advantage but is not essential

Training in the follow would be an advantage but additional training can be provided; Moving and Handling, Makaton and Team Teach (Positive Handling Techniques)

To be considered for the role you will need to register with your local Branch of Teaching Personnel. This can be done by registering your details online on our website 24/7, calling the office on 0114 241 3341 or by applying via the link provided. To be considered for the role candidates must undergo an enhanced DBS check (if not already in possession of a Child Workforce DBS registered on the online update service) and be able to provide details of two references prior to registration.

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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