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Support Assistant for SEND Secondary School

Job description

The Headteacher of a specialist SEND school is currently recruiting for Support Assistants to work with students with severe learning difficulties, the role will commence after the Easter holidays on a long term basis.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with students with severe learning difficulties across Key Stages 3 and 4 who are in need of extra support within their lessons and occasionally at break and lunch times. You will be responsible for assisting with managing and tracking student's behaviour and personal development. The school delivers the national curriculum to students as well as a sensory curriculum for those with the most profound difficulties, there is a variety of SEND in the school including:

  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Autism

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with severe learning difficulties. However, the client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, care work and graduates; the most important quality is a passion for improving the lives of young people and a kind and nurturing personality. Registering with Teaching Personnel will provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities, including an upcoming Team Teach training course as well as online courses to improve your knowledge of SEND. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses.

Teaching Personnel can offer teaching assistant's competitive pay rates of up to £65 per day, for the right candidate longer term rates can be negotiated on your behalf. This role will commence in May on a full time basis until the end of the academic year, however registration with Teaching Personnel will provide you with access to extensive further work opportunities. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

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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