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Special Needs Teaching Assistants

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Job description

I am currently recruiting Teaching Assistants for an SEN school in NWKent. This is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism. The school invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve; as such the school strives to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

The school are looking for exceptional people to join their team who are able to demonstrate belief in the school culture and ethos; have a passion for working with children and young people with special needs as well as creativity and energy.

Ideal candidates will be/have:

  • Professional and caring individual
  • Have a good understanding about safeguarding and working with vulnerable children
  • Flexible, adaptable and be able to use own initiative
  • Must be comfortable with personal care (toileting)
  • Moving and Handling (incl. Hoists) beneficial but not essential
  • Experience working within SEN or working with children is beneficial but not essential (all applications welcome)

As the range of pupil’s ages and SEN requirements vary, I am looking for flexible team members who are confident to work across all aspects of SEN and all key stages.

Position details:

  • Full-Time Role 08:50am – 15:30pm (For Part-Time and Supply please see below)
  • SEN Teaching Assistant (long-term contract)
  • Ages 2 – 19
  • SEN – Profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • Daily rate from GBP57 - GBP65 (depending on experience)
  • Opportunity to apply for a permanent contract

If you would like to find out more about the above position please e-mail your CV along with a cover letter to the details below. If you are interested in working on a supply or a part-time basis then please ensure that this is clearly shown when you send in your CV and cover letter (stating days/number of hours available)

All Candidates Must:

  • Be able to commit to working the hours specified above
  • Provide a child only workforce DBS on the update service or willing to pay for a new child only DBS (GBP44) and then subscribe to the update service (GBP13)
  • Have no recent criminal convictions/cautions.
  • Have a full original birth certificate, full driving licence and/or valid passport.
  • If you have been a resident for less than 5 years in the UK a right to work visa (non-EU) and a criminal background check from any country resided in for 6 months or more with in the past 5 years must be provided.

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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