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TA SEN support in mainstream Sec school

Job description

I work very closely with a mainstream Secondary school on the outskirts of Maidstone who have a large SEN unit within it. They are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join their vivacious and supportive unit. You will work with SEN students identified as having additional needs for example: ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) or children needing speech and language support. You will work on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups and will contribute towards a purposeful learning environment by supporting classroom teachers in teaching and learning.

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working with SEN and will have outstanding inter-personal skills. You will need to be patient and sensitive with the ability to encourage and motivate students as well as being able to work effectively in a team. SEN experiences will be advantageous, but not essential if you are willing to develop your skills and attend training. You will need to take into account student's learning styles and what motivates them to stay engaged, using positive behaviour management.

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would be;

  • experienced supporting students with ASC/Speech and Language/SEN
  • have a good knowledge of behaviour management techniques
  • be patient and sensitive
  • be able to motivate children who are disengaged from their learning
  • experienced supporting students in a classroom setting

Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • up to £70 a day
  • a dedicated consultant
  • full time work
  • work with schools who work exclusively with Teaching Personnel
  • access to our CPD Academy to develop your skills further
  • support at interview stage with our experienced staff and interview guides

Want to know more?

If you are committed to raising the standards of education and feel that you are the right candidate for this role then please send your CV and cover letter to Hollie Ponter to be considered.

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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