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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant required in Templecombe, close to Wincanton in Somerset

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an an independent, BESD/SEMH Special School for boys with specific learning difficulties associated with learning delays or underachievement including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD, OCD and mild auditory, visual and physical disabilities.

They are a small close-knit community which seeks to provide an excellent education within a secure and caring environment, where every child can feel safe and is valued as an individual. Everything we do is centred upon recognising the particular special and individual needs of each pupil, helping him to overcome his difficulties and to achieve his full potential.

This Teaching Assistant position is slighlty different. The role will be split between class work and working on a 1:1 basis with a 9 year old pupil. The student that requires 1:1 support is not following a basic curriculum so we are looking for someone who:

  • Has good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Has experience supporting young people with social, emotional or mental health needs or other behavioural difficulties
  • Is resilient and adaptable
  • Is creative and hands on - part of your role will include making things, fixing things, gardening etc.
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle as this school is not accessed by public transport

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities for permanent employment
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Weekly pay
  • Training opportunities

Click 'apply now' or call into branch to find out more information.

Lauren Waters

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