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Teaching Assistants/Pastoral Learning Support Assistant

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Teaching Assistants/Pastoral Learning Support Assistant required in Guildford.

£16,240 - £19,000 per annum!

Are you an individual looking for a rewarding job within a local School?

Are you available 5 days a week and can access Guildford, Surrey?

If yes, Teaching Personnel could have the perfect job role for you!

Who are Teaching Personnel?
We are the UK's Largest Education Recruitment Agency, with dedicated Branches working in partnership with local SEN, Primary and Secondary Schools. This is our 21st year of supporting Schools and we are rapidly expanding, with over 10,000 candidates out working each week! With a range of short term, medium and long term positions available, you can have a pick of vacancies! From Day to Day cover, with no planning and marking involved, to Long Term vacancies leading to a permanent contract, Teaching Personnel ensure you are paid fairly according to the job you are doing and on time, each week!

The School
Teaching Personnel have a long standing relationship with this School in Guildford. The school has an average of 55 pupils on roll with boarding facilities. They cater for boys with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs with additional special needs such as Autism and Complex Learning Needs who have either been excluded from mainstream education, or are unable to access mainstream education. The school is set in 42 acres of ideally situated, geographically Surrey countryside and developmentally and strategically able to become a leading Social, Emotional and Mental Health School within and across the South East, therefore candidates that can drive are more ideal but the bus stop is about a 10-15 minute walk to the school.

The Job
Through Teaching Personnel we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and energetic people to join our current team of staff for September 2018 who are committed to improving the lives of our students. You will be working as a Teaching Assistant working with KS3, 4 and 5 and responsible for supporting termly topics across the class of 4-8 students and also 1:1 support. You will work as part of a team in a warm, homely environment where students are supported and able to experience a wide range of activities (Including quad biking!) that encourage independence and acceptable behaviour in line with behaviour plans. You will also work as part of the larger school team with teachers and therapists to share information and provide an integrated support package of education, care and independence training for the young people.

Minimum Requirements
- Any relevant SEN/Autism experience or qualifications is desired, however not essential so please still apply.
- A passion and enthusiasm to see pupils achieve their best potential
- Dedication to the needs of all your pupils, working with other staff members to offer emotional and academic support
- A Child Only DBS on the Update Service, or one done through Teaching Personnel
- Good interpersonal skills and confidence
- Punctual and reliable
- Enjoys a challenge

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel
- You will be rewarded for your efforts with competitive and fair rates of pay.
- Online timesheet approval for Schools, meaning no paper timesheets!
- SMS and E-Mail booking confirmations
- Access to our exclusive CPD Academy, with discounted courses such as Team Teach, Child Psychology and Autism Awareness available online
- Recommend a Friend bonus scheme with £50 for every successful application
- A dedicated Consultant who will seek out your ideal job role

Candidates are required to work full time 8.30am-15:30/16.30pm depending on training days.

If you fit the criteria for this role then please get in contact with Rachel Dickson in the Thames Valley SEN South Branch to find out more!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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