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Teaching Personnel are seeking Teaching Assistants to working in a "Good" rated SEN school based in Mansfield with pupils aged between 4-19 who present with ASC, SEMH and SLCN.

The school put a focus on improving communication skills by using communication methods to suit learners including Makaton, PEC'S and signs and symbols are used throughout.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Team Teach training (desirable but NOT essential)
  • Level 3 or equivalent qualification (desirable but NOT essential)
  • Experience working in a school or residential setting with Autistic children - both low functioning and high functioning
  • Calm and patient personality which helps to enable students to become more independent and promote confidence and self-esteem
  • Experienced managing challenging behaviour and implementing communication aids such as Makaton and PECS, for non-verbal students and those with impaired communication
  • Confident to implement and follow Individual Education Plans and be willing to contribute to Education, Health and Care Plans with the support of the class teacher
  • Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including residential trips into the community
  • Experienced assisting and supporting students to develop independence through vocational studies such as hygiene, cooking, shopping and budgeting.

If you are interested in the role please contact Ben at our East Midlands Branch or click apply now!

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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