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Special Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking an SEN specilaist Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team from November 2018, to support our partner primary schools in Selby.

This is a temporary post, supporting our partner schools on an on-call basis, with a view to long term and permanent positions.

We are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant who:

  • holds relevent qualifications and/or training
  • is dedicated to making a difference and committed to maintaining high standards
  • has SEN experience within a school environment or experience supporting children with additional needs in an alternative setting
  • is able to support the ethos and values of all our client schools

This is a highly rewarding, but also challenging role. You may come in to contact with children with a variety of SEN, including: ASC, ADHD, MLD, SLD, PMLD, SLCN and more. We therefore require a proactove individual, who has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Above all, we are seeking someone who is dedicated to supporting children with SEN and passionate about education.

Teaching Personnel can offer:

  • Your own specialist Recruitment Consultant, who is committed to supporting you during your journey with Teaching Personnel
  • Competitive weekly pay, based on qualification, experience and the nature of the role, paid directly through PAYE, with no umbrella companies
  • Refer a friend scheme - earn a £50 bonus for every friend you refer who is successful in their application
  • Annual Teaching Assistant of the year awards
  • Access to your own personal online portal, complete with an interactive online diary so that you can manage your bookings and availability from your PC, laptop or smartphone
  • Access to our CPD Academy, with FREE and subsidised training courses, including a large variety of online training as well as regular Team Teach Moving & Handling training days - see below for more details:

The CPD Academy is an online portal where you can browse and book the most relevant up to date CPD courses available. It also has a number of other tools outlined below that are designed to support your professional development and make working through Teaching Personnel a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Through the CPD Academy, you can:

  • View and book online CPD Courses through New Skills Academy
  • Download lesson resources to support you on your school assignment
  • Update your work diary
  • View and book Face to Face CPD Courses
  • Update your CV with new skills and experience
  • Upload and edit your personal statement
  • View our Interview and Trial Day Preparation Guide
  • Visit our online bookshop
  • View your payslips
  • Store your CPD course certificates and build a professional development portfolio

Whether you are looking for the flexibility afforded by working on a daily supply basis, seeking a longer term position, or guaranteed work, registering with Teaching Personnel means that you can find exactly what you are looking for! Our Specialist Primary Education Consultants provide our registered staff with work to suit their needs and lifestyle. Long-standing partnerships with our schools and excellent knowledge of the education sector enable Teaching Personnel to provide you with the right work opportunities that are tailored around you!

If this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Selby sounds like the perfect role for you, then please do not hesitate and apply now by contacting Molly on 01482 908010. Alternatively, please click 'apply now' and we will be in touch!

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.

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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