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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you love to work with kids? Have you got a passion for supporting children to achieve their potential? Do you have classroom experience?

If you answered yes to the above questions, we are currently working with an SEN school who are looking for a Teaching Assistant to help support and nurture the children within the classroom.
The children range from 4-11 years of age and all have moderate to severe learning difficulties and complex needs so require special attention and support whilst at school.
The children at the school have been described as happy, energetic and a joy to be around, so this is a very rewarding albeit challenging role.

Preferably we are looking for Teaching Assistants who have some personal or professional experience working with children who have SEN needs, therefore have some understanding of the requirements of the role as soon as they enter the classroom.
You will mainly support the teacher in class, helping the children to understand the work and managing their behaviour needs. This requires a patient and calm personality to help the students feel less pressurised.

Some ideal skills or training would include:

Makaton

PECS

Team-Teach

Autism Awareness

Moving and Handling

Personal care

Teaching Personnel can provide opportunities for training courses in some of the above areas to registered candidates who want to improve their training and skill set.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the role, please apply with your CV and cover letter.

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.

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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