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Teaching Assistant: SEN

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Job description

Do you have experience working with individuals demonstrating challenging behaviour?

Are you looking for a new career with great progression opportunities?

Teaching Personnel are exclusively partnered with a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) provision based in Brighton who are seeking Behaviour Learning Support Assistant's to start ASAP. The school caters specifically to Secondary aged pupils with a variety of complex needs, including: Anxiety and Self-harm, Disruptive, Antisocial and Uncooperative Behaviour.

The school is currently expanding and is seeking 2 new Teaching Assistants to work with pupils on a small group or 1:1 basis. The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with similar needs or be passionate about working in this type of school. This role will require successful candidates to assist pupils with a range of daily tasks, such as: transporting pupils between classes and engaging pupils with education and lesson plans.

About the candidate:

Candidates that are traditionally suited to these roles will be confident or have experience in a number of the following points:

  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Psychology

About the role (Learning Support Assistant):

  • Hours: 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Monday - Friday
  • Salary: Earning potential of up to £300 per week (£54.00 - £65.00 per day dependent on experience and qualifications)
  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (A-C)

In addition if you're interested in gaining new qualifications, Teaching Personnel offer development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach.

Teaching Personnel are committed to safeguarding and the welfare of children. All candidates applying for positions with Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure DBS check (CHILD WORKFORCE ONLY). Full assistance is provided during this process. If you think you will be suited to this position, please contact Teaching Personnel on 01273 862431 or alternatively email your CV.

Why Work with Teaching Personnel:

  • Our relationships with local schools provide access to a wealth of teaching opportunities in Primary, Secondary and SEN schools.
  • You will have your very own specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work.
  • Access to our CPD academy - numerous courses to help your learning development such as Team Teach.
  • Competitive pay rate - we care about all our teachers and so ensure we offer you a fair and competitive rate.
  • No Fees - We make it easy for our teachers to transition from us to a contract with a school because we do not charge the schools any fees to take you onto contract!
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