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Teaching Assistant -challenging Behaviour specialist

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Teaching Assistant -challenging Behaviour specialist

Teaching Personnel are working with a school in the Swansea area who are looking for an experienced teaching assistant with SEN experience.

The right candidate must have experience working with children who have challenging behaviour.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To support the teacher with preparation, display and general classroom duties, including the organisation and development of class planning
  • To implement individual programmes. This may involve writing or contributing to individual education plans
  • To assist with the range of education activities designed to meet the needs of the individual or small group of pupils to whom you are from time to time assigned. This will from time to time include direct teaching/instruction of small groups, the programme being overseen by a teacher
  • To assist, whenever necessary, with personal hygiene, advice and guidance to pupils. This will include acting in the role of carer at times
  • To work within agreed timetables of school and pupil activities and to maintain all appropriate written records as necessary and as directed
  • To monitor and evaluate programmes on a daily basis
  • To attend and contribute to all relevant meetings and case reviews verbally or in writing as directed
  • To work in a multi-disciplinary environment supporting the work of the teacher and demonstrating a positive and supportive attitude to teamwork activities
  • To adopt and follow all school policies and to be aware of Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety legislation You as an employee are required by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to:
  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by what you do or don't do;
  • To participate in training to improve skills and knowledge relevant to the needs of the post.
  • To manage and support students with challenging behaviour, this includes the appropriate use of physical intervention in line with School policy.
  • You will be jointly responsible for the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in our care, it is a requirement of this role that you adhere to all relevant safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • To liaise with other SENAD staff and any external agencies as may be directed
  • To undertake any other duties within the competency of the post as determined by the Head teacher

In return you can expect:

-ongoing professional development opportunities and support

-an opportunity to work with the largest education recruitment company in the UK

-an opportunity to develop and expand your professional portfolio

-competitive rates of pay (£270 - £300 a week)

Please send your CV through at your earliest convenience to be considered

01792 473300

* Teaching Personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service - Full Assistance Provided.*

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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