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Teaching Assistant with SEN experience

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Job description

Are you a Teaching Assistant with experience supporting children with Special Educational Needs?

Then this could be the role for you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our vivacious and hard-working staff. You will work with SEN students identified with ASC (autistic spectrum condition), MLD or PMLD. As well as Children needing speech and language support, on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups. You will contribute towards a purposeful learning environment by supporting classroom teachers in pupils learning. The school are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to support SEN across the school trying to prioritise to your age group experience.

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working with SEN and will have outstanding inter-personal skills. You will need to be patient and sensitive with the ability to encourage and motivate children as well as being able to work effectively in a team. Experience of behaviour management and current phonics schemes will be advantageous, but not essential if you are willing to develop your skills and attend training. You will need to take into account children's learning styles and what motivates them to stay engaged, using positive behaviour management.

Our ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would be;

  • experienced supporting children with ASC/MLD/Learning difficlties/ Speech and Language/SEN
  • have a good knowledge of behaviour management techniques
  • be patient and sensitive
  • be able to motivate children who are disengaged from their learning
  • experienced supporting children in a school setting
  • Moving and Handling/Team Teach/THRIVE trained would be beneficial but not essential

Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • up to £70 a day, depending on your previous roles
  • a dedicated, specialist consultant
  • full time work
  • work with schools who work exclusively with Teaching Personnel
  • access to our CPD Academy to develop your skills further
  • support at interview stage with our experienced staff and interview guides

Want to know more?

If you are committed to raising the standards of education and feel that you are the right candidate for this role then please send your CV and cover letter to Rachel in the midlands primary branch via or call 0116 201 4494 for more information.

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